The relation of cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression to suicidal ideation and suicidal desire.

The differential relations between the emotion regulation strategies Òcognitive reappraisalÓ and Òexpressive suppressionÓ and suicidality in a mixed inpatient sample (N = 232, 69.4% female) of a German psychotherapeutic hospital were examined. Patients filled in the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire and items on suicidal ideation and desire. A structural equation model fitted the data (RMSEA = […]

Repetitive nonsuicidal self-injury as experiential avoidance among a community sample of adolescents.

Objective This study examined the relationship between experiential avoidance, functionally equivalent behaviors, and repetitive nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI/RNSSI) among adolescents. Method Self-report questionnaires from adolescents ( N = 211) from 3 school-based samples were employed to assess three forms of experiential avoidance (thought suppression, alexithymia, and avoidance/cognitive fusion), various aspects of self-mutilating behaviors, and the existence […]