Year: 2014 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2013).43(6):663Ð675. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12048 SIEC No: 20140096

Research has indicated that nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal behavior are strongly related to one another, with a sizable portion of individuals with a history of NSSI also reporting a history of nonlethal suicide attempts. Nonetheless, little research has examined possible moderators of this relationship. One potentially important construct is distress tolerance (DT), which has been shown to be negatively associated with NSSI and positively associated with the acquired capability for suicide.

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