Year: 2013 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2013).43(5):511Ð522. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12035 SIEC No: 20130982

Although the study of medically serious suicide behavior is an important strategy for understanding the nature of suicide, little is known about its underlying psychological mechanisms. This gap is addressed here by applying insights from attachment theory to severe suicidal behavior. The results show that both anxious and avoidant attachment patterns predict medical lethality

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