Glossary S

Sucker effect refers to the tendency for individuals to contribute less to a group endeavor when they expect that others will think negatively of someone who works too hard or contributes too much (considering them to be a “sucker”).

Sucking reflex refer to the tendencies for babies to suck on things placed in its mouth.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome refers to unexplained death of seemingly healthy babies

Sui generis means of his, her, its, or their own kind; unique; the unique or singular aspect of a disorder.

Sui juris means legally competent to manage one's affairs or assume responsibility.

Suicidal refers to verbal statement(s) indicating that suicide is being considered.

suicidal attempt refers to effort made to kill oneself.

Suicidal ideation refer to thoughts about completing suicide.

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