Year: 2003 Source: Hudson, Ohio: Lexi-Comp, Inc., 2003. p.323-331 SIEC No: 20050826

This chapter provides information on 4 psychiatric rating scales that can be used in the assessment of suicide risk: the Beck Hopelessness Scale, the Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation, the California Risk Estimator for Suicide, & the Suicide Probability Scale. An overview of each scale & its various aspects is provided.