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Gender-differences in risk factors for suicidal behaviour identified by perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness and acquired capability: cross-sectional analysis from a longitudinal cohort study

Donker, Tara; Batterham, Philip J; Van Orden, Kimberly A; Christensen, Helen


BACKGROUND The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior (IPT) is supported by recent epidemiological data. Unique risk factors for the IPT constructs have been identified in community epidemiological studies. Gender differences in these risk factors may contribute substantially to our understanding of suicidal risk, and require further investigation. The present study explores gender differences in the predictors and correlates of perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Psychology
DOI: 10.1186/2050-7283-2-20


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