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Suicide and Relationships

  • By: Paul R. Duberstein & Marnin J. Heisel
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Suicide refers to deliberate self-harm eventuating in death. Historically, suicide, attempted suicide, and deliberate self-harm have been conflated in the psychological literature, which has emphasized motives. Examples include Sigmund ...

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