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A longitudinal test of the predictions of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behaviour for passive and active suicidal ideation in a large community-based cohort

Batterham, Philip J; Walker, Jennie; Leach, Liana S; Ma, Jennifer; Calear, Alison L; Christensen, Helen


BACKGROUND The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide (IPTS) aims to elucidate the key antecedents of suicide deaths. Limited research has tested the IPTS in a community setting, and very little longitudinal research has been conducted. The current study longitudinally tested the predictions of the IPTS for suicidal ideation in a large population-based sample. METHODS The PATH through Life study assesses three age cohorts (20's, 40's, 60's) every four years. Two interpersonal factors...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-10-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of affective disorders
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.10.005


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