Year: 2002 Source: SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, v.28, no.3, (2002), p.39-49 SIEC No: 20100222

This research determined the relationship between sense of coherence, generalised self-efficacy, locus of control, & coping on the one hand & suicide ideation among South African police personnel on the other. The study population consisted of 287 uniformed officers in the North West Province. Results showed sense of coherence & generalised self-efficacy were related to suicide ideation. A discriminant analysis showed sense of coherence, coping strategies, & medical status correctly classified 81.48% of participants who scored high on suicide ideation. (90 refs.)

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