Which one is used more often? You can cut your leg, hand etc. but do you slit or cut your wrists? Is the correct word related to the method of action that causes wrists to bleed?
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You can cut, slit, or slash your wrists, and the denotations are all the same. A Google Ngram shows that the first two are currently equally popular and the third is only a little less popular.
Each word has different connotations for a careful and caring writer.
The level of self-inflicted violence is much higher in the word slash than in the words slit and cut.