Lisa Young , B.S., B.A, Aaron I. Esagoff, B.S., Paul Nestadt, M.D.


  • The behavior of actively and intentionally ending one’s life
  • Dimensions of suicidal behavior include intent and lethality.
    • Intent consists of the desire to die, the degree of preparation, and the chance of discovery.
    • Lethality is the physical harm resulting from a suicide attempt.

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