Year: 1991 Source: Omega, v.24, no.1, (1991-92), p.21-33 SIEC No: 19950562

This study evaluated & extended a stress-vulnerability model of suicidal behaviour among college students proposed by Bonner & Rich (1987). 613 high school students completed self-report measures of life stress, depression, hopelessness, reasons for living, loneliness, substance use & suicidal ideation. 4 variables emerged as significant predictors of suicidal ideation: depression, hopelessness, few reasons for living, & problem substance use. (36 refs.)