Resilience as positive coping appraisals: Testing the schematic appraisals model of suicide (SAMS).

  title={Resilience as positive coping appraisals: Testing the schematic appraisals model of suicide (SAMS).},
  author={Jamie Johnson and Patricia Gooding and Alex M. Wood and Nicholas Tarrier},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={48 3},
AIMS The Schematic Appraisals Model of Suicide (SAMS) suggests that positive self-appraisals may be important for buffering suicidal thoughts and behaviours, potentially providing a key source of resilience. The current study aimed to explore whether positive self-appraisals buffered individuals from suicidality in the face of stressful life events. METHOD 78 participants who reported experiencing some degree of suicidality were recruited from a student population. They completed a battery of… CONTINUE READING

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