Open Access Review Article

Suicide Attempt: Temporary Ultimate Dyspraxia?

Ladislav Valach*

Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 28,2020;  Published Date: August 24, 2020

It is argued that suicide is a goal-directed action. As action includes motor processes, the cognitive processes were extended by the concept of embodied cognition and because the success of physical and occupational rehabilitation requires engaging in cognitive processes, it is suggested here that suicide could be understood as a problem of dyspraxia. Some of the implications of this thesis are discussed.

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