Year: 1977 Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology, v.33, no.1, (1977), p.92-94 SIEC No: 19820593

A depression inventory was administered to 188 psychiatric patients who had some suicidal ideation. A factor analysis of their responses to the inventory resulted in a factor structure similar to that obtained from patients who had attempted suicide. This study gives some support to the idea that individuals who show differing kinds of suicidal behavior nonetheless show similar psychological phenomena.