- A branch of the behavioral sciences devoted to the study of the nature, causes, and prevention of suicide. [suicide + G. logos, study]
* * *sui·cid·ol·o·gist -jəst n
* * *su·i·ci·dol·o·gy (soo″ĭ-sīd-olґə-je) [suicide + -logy] the study of the causes and prevention of suicide.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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