Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders.(2013).144(3):225Ð234.DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.07.002 SIEC No: 20140461

Joiner’s Interpersonal Theory of Suicide ( 26 and 11) predicts that suicide ideation is strongest in those experiencing both high perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness, and that the combination of suicide ideation and acquired capability for suicide is critical in the development of suicide plans and attempts. However, few datasets exist which allow the examination of these predictions. The present study aimed to test predictions from the model in a population-based cohort.

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