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What's the difference between a suicide attempt and suicidal ideation?

Attempt = trying.
Ideation = thinking about it.

2

Karl Menninger - suggested that...

all suicides experience three interrelated emotions - revenge, depression and guilt.

3

Edwin Shneidman - proposed that....

victims of suicide suffer unbearable psychological pain, a sense of isolation and the perception that death is the only solution.

4

Herbert Hendin - first person to...

call attention to suicide in the US.