suicidology

/suəsaɪˈdɒlədʒi/ (say soohuhsuy'doluhjee)

noun
the study of suicides in order to find strategies for suicide prevention and ways to identify suicidal people.
suicidologist, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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