Year: 1974 Source: Psychological Reports, v.34, (1974), p.445-446 SIEC No: 19832761

This study investigated the validity and reliability of the Suicidal Intent Scale as a measure of the seriousness of a suicide attempt. 194 completed suicides had higher scores on the scale than 231 attempters. In addition, 19 attempters who reattempted suicide within 1yr. discharge had greater suicidal intent than attempters who did not.