A multivariate study of predictors of repeat parasuicide.

  title={A multivariate study of predictors of repeat parasuicide.},
  author={Ian Colman and Stephen C. Newman and Donald Peter Schopflocher and Roger C. Bland and Ronald J Dyck},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={109 4},
OBJECTIVE To identify variables which differentiate future repeaters of parasuicide from non-repeaters in a multivariate analysis. METHOD Interviews were conducted with 507 parasuicide cases; data were collected on precipitating factors for the index parasuicide, psychiatric and medical history, stressful life events, prior history of parasuicide, hopelessness, anger, self-esteem and social adjustment. Individuals were followed for 1-2 years to determine if a repeat parasuicide occurred… CONTINUE READING