Resilience to suicidality: the buffering hypothesis.

  title={Resilience to suicidality: the buffering hypothesis.},
  author={Judith Johnson and Alex M. Wood and Patricia Gooding and Peter J Taylor and Nicholas Tarrier},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  volume={31 4},
Recent years have seen a growing interest into resilience to suicidality, which has been described as a perception or set of beliefs which buffer individuals from suicidality in the face of stressors. The current review extends this research by introducing the buffering hypothesis, a framework for the investigation of resilience to suicidality. The key proposal of this is that psychological resilience factors should be viewed as existing on a separate dimension to risk which acts to moderate… CONTINUE READING

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