Recent advances in differentiating suicide attempters from suicide ideators

  title={Recent advances in differentiating suicide attempters from suicide ideators},
  author={E. D. Klonsky and Tianyou Qiu and Boaz Y Saffer},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  • E. D. Klonsky, Tianyou Qiu, Boaz Y Saffer
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review This article summarizes findings from recent studies (published since 2015) examining differences between suicide attempters and suicide ideators. Recent findings Converging evidence suggests that the capability to attempt suicide (e.g., acquired capability, painful and provocative experiences, high tolerance for pain and distress) is higher in suicide attempters than suicide ideators. Other psychosocial and biological differences have also been identified but require… CONTINUE READING
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