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Main predictions of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior: empirical tests in two samples of young adults.
The interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior makes 2 overarching predictions: that perceptions of burdening others and of social alienation combine to instill the desire for death and that individuals will not act on the want to die unless they have developed the capability to do so.
The prevalence of suicidal ideation among college students.
- M. Rudd
- PsychologySuicide & life-threatening behavior
- 1 June 1989
Findings indicate that the problem of youth suicide may involve a greater percentage of young people than previously thought and provide indirect support for the hypothesis that the difference in male-female completed suicide rates is primarily a function of the lethality of the attempts.
Fluid Vulnerability Theory: A Cognitive Approach to Understanding the Process of Acute and Chronic Suicide Risk.
- M. Rudd
Warning signs for suicide: theory, research, and clinical applications.
A consensus set of warning signs identified by the American Association of Suicidology working group are presented, along with a discussion of relevant clinical and research applications.
Student veterans: A national survey exploring psychological symptoms and suicide risk.
The current study explored psychological symptoms, symptom severity, and suicide risk in a national sample (N 628) of student veterans. We hypothesized that the rates, types, and severity of problems…
Relationships among suicide ideators, attempters, and multiple attempters in a young-adult sample.
Comparing across a range of variables, including Axis I diagnoses from the revised 3rd edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, revealed that multiple attempters presented a more severe clinical picture and, accordingly, elevated suicide risk compared with attEMPters and ideators.
The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide: Guidance for Working with Suicidal Clients
Why do people die by suicide? Dr. Thomas Joiner and his colleagues attempt to answer this age-old question by exploring two obvious yet insightful assumptions: people die by suicide because they can…
Four studies on how past and current suicidality relate even when "everything but the kitchen sink" is covaried.
Across settings, age groups, and impairment levels, the association between past suicidal behavior and current suicidal symptoms held, even when controlling for strong covariates like hopelessness and symptoms of various Axis I and II syndromes.
Predictive and Treatment Validity of Life Satisfaction and the Quality of Life Inventory
The predictive validity of the QOLI and life satisfaction in a university counseling center was supported in terms of its ability to predict academic retention both by itself and in conjunction with cumulative grade point average 1 to 3 years in advance.