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The interpersonal theory of suicide.
- K. V. Van Orden, Tracy K. Witte, K. Cukrowicz, Scott R. Braithwaite, E. Selby, T. Joiner
- PsychologyPsychology Review
- 1 April 2010
The theory is proposed that the most dangerous form of suicidal desire is caused by the simultaneous presence of two interpersonal constructs-thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness (and hopelessness about these states)-and further that the capability to engage in suicidal behavior is separate from the desire to engageIn suicidal behavior.
Why People Die by Suicide
- T. Joiner
Acknowledgments Prologue: Losing My Dad 1. What We Know and Don't Know About Suicide 2. The Acquired Ability to Enact Lethal Self-Injury 3. The Desire for Death 4. What Do We Mean By Suicide and How…
A measure of positive and negative affect for children: Scale development and preliminary validation.
A child version of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS: D. Watson, L. A. Clark, & A. Tellegen, 1988), the PANAS-C, was developed using students in Grades 4-8 (N = 707). Item selection…
Suicidal desire and the capability for suicide: tests of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior among adults.
- K. V. Van Orden, Tracy K. Witte, K. Gordon, T. Bender, T. Joiner
- PsychologyJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
- 31 January 2008
Three studies test the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior and found that greater levels of acquired capability were found among individuals with greater numbers of past attempts and that painful and provocative experiences significantly predicted acquired capability scores.
Thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness: construct validity and psychometric properties of the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire.
- K. V. Van Orden, K. Cukrowicz, Tracy K. Witte, T. Joiner
- PsychologyPsychological Assessment
- 1 March 2012
Both constructs demonstrated convergent associations with related interpersonal constructs-including loneliness and social support for belongingness and social worth and death ideation for burdensomeness--as well as prospective associations with suicidal ideation.
Positive Emotions Trigger Upward Spirals Toward Emotional Well-Being
Findings provide prospective evidence to support the prediction that positive emotions initiate upward spirals toward enhanced emotional well-being.
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.
Non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents: Diagnostic correlates and relation to suicide attempts
The schema questionnaire: Investigation of psychometric properties and the hierarchical structure of a measure of maladaptive schemas
- N. Schmidt, T. Joiner, Jeffery E. Young, M. Telch
- PsychologyCognitive Therapy and Research
- 1 June 1995
Although schemas play a central role in cognitive conceptualizations of personality disorders, research devoted to the assessment of schemas has been scarce. This article describes the preliminary…
The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of a Decade of Cross-National Research
A systematic review of the unpublished and published, peer-reviewed literature examining the relationship between interpersonal theory constructs and suicidal thoughts and behaviors supported the interpersonal theory; and alternative configurations of theory variables were similarly useful for predicting suicide risk as theory-consistent pathways.