Year: 1977 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.130, (April 1977), p.377-385 SIEC No: 19820485

A scale which has been used to measure suicide intent in 500 cases of self-injury is described. Results of this scale were related to the Beck Scale in age, sex, social isolation, method of self-injury, previous history of self-injury or psychiatric treatment, physical health at the time of injury & alcohol abuse. These results are discussed with particular reference to suicide prediction of the scale by long-term follow-up.