Year: 1985 Source: Psychotherapy, v.22, no.2, (Summer 1985), p.281-290 SIEC No: 19861260

15 hospitalized suicide attempters were randomly assigned to either a cognitive restructuring, problem-solving, or nondirective control treatment consisting of 10 one-hour individual therapy sessions. Results indicated that the 3 treatment conditions were comparable with regard to the nonspecific effects associated witht expectancy of improvement, treatment demand characteristics, & therapist effects. No significant differences were found on suicidal intention, or suicidal ideation.