Year: 1990 Source: Journal of Personality Assessment, v.55, no.3-4, (Winter 1990), p.804-811 SIEC No: 19910258

This study investigates whether 6 rating scales overlap. The authors tested undergraduates using the Beck Hopelssness Scale, Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale, Scale for Suicide Ideation, Reasons for Living Inventory, Suicide Probability Scale, & the instruments accounts for unique variance in assessing suicidality. They recommend that a suicide screening battery include all 6 tests. (VM)