Suicide Theories: a Study of Genuine and Simulated Suicide Notes.
Poster Session X - Board: X-
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
An accurate and comprehensive theory of suicide is critical to the development of effective suicide prevention and intervention strategies. The study evaluates components from three theories of suicide (Hopelessness, Interpersonal, and Psychache) in a sample genuine and simulated suicide notes. Note simulators overused statements reflecting a stereotypic understanding of suicide.
Subject Area: Clinical