Year: 1974 Source: Bowie, Md.: Charles Press, 1974. p.221-249 SIEC No: 19820707

The paper presents the Index of Potential Suicide (IPS) for rating potential suicide risk that includes both the social & demographic variables, along with items that measure clinical entities such as depression. The scale was designed in hopes that early identification may lead to early intervention & possible prevention of suicide. Included is a sample Data Sheet, Key for scoring IPS Social Items, Clinical Index Interviewer form, Self-Rating form, & Significant Other Rating form. (Results inc)