Definitions

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  • adj. Not suicidal.

Etymologies

non- +‎ suicidal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So-called nonsuicidal self-injury affects 14% to 24% of teens and young adults.

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  • As many as one in five young men and women are believed to have engaged at least once in what psychologists call nonsuicidal self-injury.

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  • That's why the working group behind the latest draft of the psychiatric community's diagnostic bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, wants to elevate cutting from a symptom to a disorder, which would be called nonsuicidal self-injury.

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  • They should test drugs specifically for antisuicidal effects and not assume that drugs that help nonsuicidal patients will have the same effects in suicidal ones.

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  • Anne PeticolasAustin, TexasI am a 65-year-old practicing physician who has experienced several episodes of nonsuicidal depression.

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  • Consistent with this explanation, all studies of suicide bombers indicate that they are significantly younger than not only the Muslim population in general but other (nonsuicidal) members of their own extreme political organizations like Hamas and Hezbollah.

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  • Consistent with this explanation, all studies of suicide bombers indicate that they are significantly younger than not only the Muslim population in general but other nonsuicidal members of their own extreme political organizations like Hamas and Hezbollah.

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  • ~ Teen Self-Injury May Be Common -- "Teenage cutting and other forms of nonsuicidal self-harm may be more common than previously thought, researchers say."

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  • These studies point out that suicidal youth experience greater family disorganization than nonsuicidal youth and that continued suicidal behavior may be associated with an inability ever to achieve adequate, reasonable, and neutralized family relationships.

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  • A greater percentage of suicidal patients had suffered parent losses before age 12 as compared with psychiatrically disturbed, nonsuicidal patients Stanley and Barter, 1970.

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