The suicidal ideation attributes scale (SIDAS): Community-based validation study of a new scale for the measurement of suicidal ideation.

  title={The suicidal ideation attributes scale (SIDAS): Community-based validation study of a new scale for the measurement of suicidal ideation.},
  author={Bregje Aj van Spijker and Philip J. Batterham and Alison L. Calear and Louise M. Farrer and Helen Christensen and Julia Reynolds and Ad Jfm Kerkhof},
  journal={Suicide \& life-threatening behavior},
  volume={44 4},
While suicide prevention efforts are increasingly being delivered using technology, no scales have been developed specifically for web-based use. The Suicidal Ideation Attributes Scale (SIDAS) was developed and validated as a brief, web-based measure for severity of suicidal ideation, using an online survey of Australian adults (n = 1,352). The SIDAS demonstrated high internal consistency and good convergent validity. Frequency and controllability of thoughts were more strongly associated with… 

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