Year: 2017 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders. (2017). 221: 198-204. SIEC No: 20170629


• To determine the relationship between suicidal risk and TCI dimensions.
• The suicide attempt group displayed high levels of novelty seeking and persistence.
• Self-directedness has a partial mediating effect between depression and suicide.
• Self-directedness was found to reduce the effect of depressive mood on suicide risk.