Cognitive factors, engagement in sport, and suicide risk.

  title={Cognitive factors, engagement in sport, and suicide risk.},
  author={Andrea P Chioqueta and Tore Charles Stiles},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={11 4},
The aims of this study were to identify cognitive vulnerabilities and to examine the protective role of active engagement in sport in the development of (1) suicide ideation and (2) hopelessness. In Study 1,102 male military recruits were the participants. Scores on the Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire (ATQ-30), but not on the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale (DAS-A), predicted presence of suicide ideation three months later. The results of Study 2 with 84 university students showed that scores on… CONTINUE READING