kill oneself

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Synonyms for kill oneself

strain oneself more than is healthy

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Moreover, the links between females and suicide are more likely to dialogue with the choice of suicide method rather than the intention to kill oneself (26).
One of the main reasons to kill oneself is to end the psychological pain, ignoring the reality that death is much more painful.
The scale asks about three variables: * Dispositional: long-standing traits, such as low pain sensitivity and general fearlessness, that are assumed to be largely genetic * Acquired: experiences associated with pain, injury, fear and death that boost suicide risk overtime * Practical: concrete factors that make it easier to kill oneself, such as access to guns and other lethal methods Factors in suicidal thinking Suicidal thoughts score (mean) Group Low pain levels 0.
Sticking one's head in the oven was no longer a reliable way to kill oneself " and there was surprisingly little substitution of other methods.
We see some cases of para suicides too, especially among young girls, where there is no actual intention to kill oneself.
Although the measure is touted as voluntary, so no doctor or health-care facility that objects would be required to participate, establishing a "right" to kill oneself could conceivably bring us closer to a legal battle over whether such a "right" is one that no physician could legally refuse to extend to his or her patients.