The Predictive Validity of the Beck Depression Inventory Suicide Item.


OBJECTIVE The current study examines the predictive validity of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) suicide item for death by suicide and suicide attempts. METHOD The study included 2 samples: (1) 5,200 psychiatric outpatients who were evaluated between 1975 and 1995 and followed prospectively for up to 20 years (all psychiatric diagnoses based on DSM-III… (More)
DOI: 10.4088/JCP.14m09391