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The Specificity of the Interpersonal- Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior for Identifying Suicidal Ideation in an Online Sample

Batterham, Philip; Calear (previously Neil), Alison; van Spijker, Bregje


The interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior suggests that the combination of perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness predicts suicidal ideation. However, the specificity of this prediction to suicidal ideation has not been tested. This study examined whether these constructs were consistently associated with different characteristics of suicidal ideation, and whether they were associated with mental health problems more broadly, in an online sample of 1,352...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12140


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