Year: 2013 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2013).43(4):395Ð405.DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12025 SIEC No: 20130835

The moderating impact of future time perspective (FTP) components on the relationships of hopelessness, depressive symptoms, and psychache with suicide motivation and preparation was investigated. In a sample of first year college students (N = 87) recruited on the basis of elevated suicide ideation and depressive symptoms, future thinking, optimism, and future connectedness attenuated the relationship of suicide motivation with depressive symptoms and hopelessness.