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Psychometric Properties of the 15‐Item Geriatric Depression Scale in Functionally Impaired, Cognitively Intact, Community‐Dwelling Elderly Primary Care Patients
Objectives: To examine the psychometric properties of the 15‐item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS‐15), a brief depression screening measure.
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The development and initial validation of the geriatric suicide ideation scale.
  • M. Heisel, G. Flett
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of geriatric psychiatry…
  • 1 September 2006
OBJECTIVE The authors report on the development and initial validation of the Geriatric Suicide Ideation Scale (GSIS), a new multidimensional measure of suicide ideation and related factors in olderExpand
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Purpose in Life, Satisfaction with Life, and Suicide Ideation in a Clinical Sample
This study examined the role of purpose in life and satisfaction with life in protecting against suicide ideation in a clinical psychiatric sample. Forty-nine psychiatric patients completedExpand
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Affective instability and suicidal ideation and behavior in patients with borderline personality disorder.
This study employed an Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM) to test whether various elements of affective instability can predict future suicide ideation in patients with borderline personalityExpand
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Perfectionism Cognitions, Rumination, and Psychological Distress
The current study examined the extent to which dimensions of perfectionism are associated with a ruminative response orientation and the experience of cognitive intrusions in response to stressfulExpand
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Reasons for living, hopelessness, and suicide ideation among depressed adults 50 years or older.
OBJECTIVE Adults with mood disorders are at elevated risk for suicide. Psychological features such as hopelessness increase their risk for suicide ideation. Few studies have examined psychologicalExpand
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Screening for Suicide Ideation among Older Primary Care Patients
Objectives:Older adults have high rates of suicide and typically seek care in primary medical practices. Older adults often do not directly or spontaneously report thoughts of suicide, which canExpand
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Family connectedness moderates the association between living alone and suicide ideation in a clinical sample of adults 50 years and older.
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether living alone is significantly associated with expression of suicide ideation among mood-disordered mental health patients and whether degree of family connectednessExpand
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Future orientation and suicide ideation and attempts in depressed adults ages 50 and over.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that future orientation is associated with lower levels of suicide ideation and lower likelihood of suicide attempt in a sample ofExpand
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Personality and reports of suicide ideation among depressed adults 50 years of age or older.
BACKGROUND Accuracy in patient reports of suicide ideation is a concern in clinical assessment, given that some patients deny suicide ideation even when suicidal. Despite this concern, there isExpand
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