In severely suicidal young adults, hopelessness, depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation constitute a single syndrome.

@article{Shahar2006InSS,
  title={In severely suicidal young adults, hopelessness, depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation constitute a single syndrome.},
  author={G. Shahar and Liad Bareket and M. Rudd and T. Joiner},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={
          913-22
        }
}
  • G. Shahar, Liad Bareket, +1 author T. Joiner
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological medicine
  • BACKGROUND Despite voluminous research on the role of hopelessness and depression in suicidality, a systematic examination of various causal models pertaining to these variables is conspicuous in its absence. METHOD The directions of relationships between the three variables were examined by means of a prospective-longitudinal, cross-lagged, three-wave design in a severely suicidal young adults. RESULTS Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) analyses revealed synchronous, but not longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

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