Year: 2014 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2014).44(3):233Ð245.DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12099 SIEC No: 20140535

As hypothesized, daily hassles, depressive symptoms, and hopelessness were each significantly and positively associated with suicidal ideation. Moreover, the relation between daily hassles and suicidal ideation was, in part, accounted for by depressive symptoms and hopelessness. This study demonstrates the importance of assessing for the presence of these risk factors when determining the likelihood that an abused African American woman will consider suicide.

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