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The Stigma of Suicide Scale: Psychometric properties and correlates of the stigma of suicide

Batterham, Philip; Calear (previously Neil), Alison; Christensen, Helen


Background: There are presently no validated scales to adequately measure the stigma of suicide in the community. The Stigma of Suicide Scale (SOSS) is a new scale containing58 descriptors of a "typical" person who completes suicide. Aims: To validate the SOSS asa tool for assessing stigma toward suicide, to examine the scale's factor structure, and to assess correlates of stigmatizing attitudes. Method: In March 2010, 676 staff and students at the Australian National University completed the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Crisis (Kirkland)
DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000156


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