The clinical utility of the MMPI-2-RF Suicidal/Death Ideation Scale.

@article{Gottfried2014TheCU,
  title={The clinical utility of the MMPI-2-RF Suicidal/Death Ideation Scale.},
  author={Emily Gottfried and Lindsay P Bodell and Joyce Lynn Carbonell and Thomas E Joiner},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          1205-11
        }
}
Suicide is a major public health concern, with over 100 individuals dying by suicide per day in the United States alone. Therefore, suicide risk assessment is an essential aspect of mental health care. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF; Ben-Porath & Tellegen, 2008-2011; Tellegen & Ben-Porath, 2008) has a Suicidal/Death Ideation (SUI) scale consisting of 5 items that describe recent suicidal ideation or behaviors. Although this scale has clear face… CONTINUE READING