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Suicide Life Threat Behav. 1996 Fall;26(3):237-52.

Beyond the Tower of Babel: a nomenclature for suicidology.

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  • 1School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA.

Abstract

Suicidology finds itself confused and stagnated for lack of a standard nomenclature. This paper proposes a nomenclature for suicide-related behavior in the hope of improving the clarity and precision of communications, advancing suicidological research and knowledge, and improving the efficacy of clinical interventions.

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