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one of the stages in the commission of a crime. According to Soviet criminal law, an attempt is a deliberate action immediately directed at the commission of a crime, which is not brought to completion for reasons independent of the will of the guilty person. A distinction is made between complete and incomplete attempts, depending on whether the guilty person did everything he considered necessary to carry out his intention. A further distinction is made between attempts in circumstances that make accomplishment of the criminal objective impossible (faulty attempts; negodnye pokusheniia) and attempts where it is possible (godnye pokusheniia). Punishment for an attempt is set according to the statute that provides for liability for the corresponding crime, with regard for the nature and degree of social danger of the actions, the degree of accomplishment of the criminal intention, and the factors that prevented the crime from being brought to completion.

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Most (92%) suicide attempters tried to kill themselves by drug overdose; lethality, as measured by the LRS, was low (1.
The increase of suicide rate and the use of medicine poisoning method by the suicide attempters in Iran [6] as well as the scarcity of studies on the relationship between personality profile and suicide attempt using medicine poisoning were the main reasons for the present study [18].
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215) Retributivists, in turn, should have little trouble differentiating most attempters from completers because, as noted before, an actor who has not made any choice is less blameworthy than one who has made an immoral choice.
The use of all nonattempters as a control group would require a belief that an attempter is comparable to all observationally similar peers except with regard to the suicide attempt.
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However, in China, especially in rural areas, a high proportion of suicide attempters ingest pesticide, and the resuscitating capabilities of local health-care providers are less than optimal.
Most suicide attempters (82%) were admitted to Internal Medicine.
Important features of the paper are the size of its sample (n=297), the presence of carefully selected controls (matched by age and gender), the selection of serious suicide attempters, so defined by the time interval between admission and hospital discharge (at least six hours).
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The offspring of suicide attempters have a sixfold higher risk of suicide than their peers whose parents have not attempted suicide," Dr.