self-poisoning


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self-poisoning

[‚self ′pȯiz·ən·iŋ]
(chemistry)
Inhibition of a chemical reaction by a product of the reaction. Also known as autopoisoning.
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Self-poisoning in older adults: patterns of drug ingestion and clinical outcomes.
Method of self-harm was defined using external cause of injury codes listed on the NACRS record and categorized as: self-poisoning only (ICD-10: X60-69 [and/or ICD-10: Y10-19 under SH2]); self-cutting only (ICD-10: X78 [and/or ICD-10: Y28 under SH2]); other injuries only (ICD-10: X70-77; X79-84); or, multiple methods.
Self-poisoning or taking an overdose was reported by 1.
She was called first after his self-poisoning, and she took immediate action.
Cases of self-poisoning in the UK increased by 17 percent in the week following the broadcast of the show, and by 9 percent in the second week.
It is likely that they represent the most extreme patterns of abuse or deliberate self-poisoning as their high ICU mortality (25%) and mean APACHE II score of 16.
They included mental and behavioural disorders brought on by alcohol, degeneration of the nervous system, organ failure and liver disease, chronic hepatitis and accidental or intentional self-poisoning.
The Chinese were poisoned and many undoubtedly had to accept that they themselves were responsible for this self-poisoning.
Hanging was the most common method for committing suicide, while females resorted significantly to self-poisoning.
In Quit Smoking And Become The Best Me I Can Be, Cathy shows others how they too can free themselves of the self-poisoning and ultimately lethal habit.
Legislation adopted in the United Kingdom in 1998 to limit the pack size of acetaminophen and salicylates sold over the counter has markedly reduced the number of suicides by self-poisoning.
The overwhelming majority of self-harming acts involve self-poisoning of low lethality (Spirito, Brown, Overholser, & Fritz, 1989).