(noun) Intentionally killing oneself alone or a part of a group.
Audio Pronunciation: (sui·cide)
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- Plural: suicides
- Informally called:
- SAVE | Suicide Prevention Information, Suicide, Depression Awareness: save.org
- Suicide Prevention Is Everyone’s Business| American Association of Suicidology: suicidology.org
- Survivors of Suicide – Suicide Survivors – Survivors of Suicide Support Groups: survivorsofsuicide.com
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How to Cite the Definition of Suicide
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “suicide.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/suicide/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
suicide. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/suicide/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “suicide.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/suicide/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“suicide.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/suicide/>.