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suicidology

[ soo-uh-sahy-dol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsu ə saɪˈdɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the study of the causes and prevention of suicide.

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Origin of suicidology

First recorded in 1925–30; suicide + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM suicidology

su·i·ci·dol·o·gist, noun
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