Year: 1987 Source: Psychological Reports, v.61, no.3, (December 1987), p.967-975 SIEC No: 19910498

In this study, the Beck Depression Inventory, Hopelessness Scale, Dysfunctional Attitude, & the Scale for Suicide Ideation were administered to 50 inpatients with mixed psychiatric disorders, & 24 outpatients with affective disorders. Results reaffirmed the association between depression, hopelessness, & suicide ideation, & indicated that dysfunctional attitudes, such as perfectionism, may yield additional information about suicidal risk. (VM)