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The measurement of pessimism: the hopelessness scale.
- A. Beck, A. Weissman, D. Lester, L. Trexler
- PsychologyJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 December 1974
A scale designed to quantify hopelessness was administered to several diverse samples of patients to assess its psychometric properties. This scale was found to have a high degree of internal…
Assessment of suicidal intention: the Scale for Suicide Ideation.
The SSI scale was found to have high internal consistency and moderately high correlations with clinical ratings of suicidal risk and self-administered measures of self-harm, and it was sensitive to changes in levels of depression and hopelessness over time.
Development and Validation of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale: A Preliminary Investigation.
The Dysfunctional Attitude Scale: A Validation Study
- A. Weissman
- 1 September 1979
In all cases this material has been filmed in the best possible way from the available copy. Problems encountered with this document have been identified here with a check mark. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The…
Scale for Suicide Ideation
Hopelessness and suicidal behavior. An overview.
The results of an investigation of 384 suicide attempters support previous reports that hopelessness is the key variable linking depression to suicidal behavior and has direct implications for the therapy of suicidal individuals.
ASSESSMENT OF SUICIDAL IDEATION: THE SCALE SUICIDE IDEATION
Factor analysis of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale in a clinical population.
Classification of suicidal behaviors. II. Dimensions of suicidal intent.
A factor analysis of a scale to assess suicidal intent showed four major dimensions: expectancies and attitudes, premeditation, precautions against intervention, and oral communication. Certain types…