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index suicide

SUICIDOLOGY

Definition A term of art used as an:

adjective As in index suicide attempt, referring an individual brought to health interventionists’ attention through a suicide completion or attempt,

Reference Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2005 Jan-Feb;39(1-2):95-100

or 

noun For an initial completed suicide that precipitates a suicide cluster or suicide contagion episode.

Reference http://lifegard.tripod.com/index-2.html  

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