ERIC Number: EJ644566
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Publication Date: 2001
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Psychological Vulnerability to Completed Suicide: A Review of Empirical Studies.
Conner, Kenneth R.; Duberstein, Paul R.; Conwell, Yeates; Seidlitz, Larry; Caine, Eric D.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v31 n4 p367-85 Win 2001
This article reviews empirical literature on psychological vulnerability to completed suicide. Five constructs have been consistently associated with completed suicide: impulsivity/aggression; depression; anxiety; hopelessness; and self-consciousness/social disengagement. Current knowledge of psychological vulnerability could inform social neurobiological research, and thereby deepen understanding of suicide while potentially bridging these areas of study. (Author)
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