Year: 1995 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.92, no.2, (August 1995), p.155-160 SIEC No: 19950259

The features of suicidal temperament were explored & the psychological domains of vulnerability in attempted suicide are described. 32 suicide attempters were compared to 32 matched controls on self-report personality inventories. Suicide attempters had higher scores on items such as neuroticism, psychoticism, suspicion, & lower socialization. The features of suicidal temperament included factors such as hopelessness, anhedonia, anxiety, hostility, antisocial traits & interpersonal problems.