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  • noun Plural form of attempter.


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  • You actually have a credential? asks the guy waving in cars, who has clearly developed a sense of humor about the many pleading party-crash attempters.

    Oscar party scene: Hitting the Governor's Ball and the Elton John party

  • Pesticide ingestion is the method employed in about 65% of suicides and about 27% of attempted suicides; thus impulsive suicidal behavior following interpersonal conflicts in persons who do not have an underlying mental disorder may be more likely to result in death in China than in countries where less lethal methods such as ingestion of sleeping pills are more commonly employed by suicide attempters.

    Foxconn and China's Suicide Puzzle

  • These men and women reported experiencing specific ways of thinking about themselves, others and the world that could be easily distinguished from the way non-suicide attempters were thinking.

    Lisa Firestone: Suicide on the Rise -- What We Do

  • Now the walls have been scaled, and the therapeutic benefits are so miraculous - blind people restored to sight, life-long suicide attempters made happy, deaf people given new computer ears - that hordes more researchers and investors are raising their ladders.

    More Aesthetics

  • Sleep disturbances, nightmares are common among suicide attempters: Journal Sleep

    Trading in the year.

  • Rakes and ravishers would meet with encouragement indeed, and most from those who had the greatest abhorrence of their actions, if violated modesty were never to complain of the injury it received from the villanous attempters of it.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • These heros succeeded by essentially throwing corpses at the dragon - it was a roll of the literal dice that meant that one survived over all the previous attempters.

    Where are the Heroes?

  • The RIAA is planning to sabotage P2P filetrading networks by creating slow, corrupt nodes that act as "honey pots," capturing incoming requests and returning garbage, or even launching attacks against download-attempters.

    Boing Boing: October 14, 2001 - October 20, 2001 Archives

  • A study by Gibbons et al. 1979 of brief therapy with suicide attempters, for example, found that 17 percent were seen beyond the contracted time limits.

    Planned Short-Term Treatment

  • Cognitive functioning is impaired by substance abuse, and all studies indicate that “adolescents addicted to drugs are at higher risk for suicide attempts than those who are nonaddicted, but addicted adolescents do not constitute a large proportion of youthful suicide attempters” p.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents


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