Typologies of suicide: A critical literature review

This review highlights proposed suicide typologies and identifies areas of future research. The current study is an illustrative, rather than exhaustive, qualitative review of theoretical and empirically derived typologies of suicide decedents. Theoretical and empirical typologies of suicide delineate between groups of suicide decedents based on individual, motivational, psychiatric, interpersonal, socio-demographic, and other variables. Certain[…]

Suicide typologies in the United States Air Force: A hierarchical cluster analysis

Objective
This study describes characteristics of United States Air Force (USAF) suicide decedents and determines subgroups.
Method
Retrospective review of demographic, psychiatric, event‐related, and psychosocial variables for USAF suicide decedents in the Suicide Event Surveillance System database was conducted between February 1999 and July 2009 (N = 376). Hierarchical cluster analysis was used to[…]

Assessing and treating different suicidal states in a Danish outpatient sample.

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