Year: 1990 Source: Washington: American Psychiatric Press Inc., 1990. p.469-498, (Appendix, p.763-773) SIEC No: 19910346

This article outlines many aspects of cognitive theory, research, & therapy techniques. The authors discuss the cognitive model of psychopathology, including cognitive distortions, depression, & the cognitive triad. They also describe the Scale for Suicide Ideation, the Suicide Intent Scale, & the Hopelessness Scale. They describe research which links suicide & hopelessness, problem-solving deficits, impulsivity, external locus of control, & dichotomous thinking. (VM)