ERIC Number: EJ644568
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Publication Date: 2001
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Childhood Maltreatment and College Students' Current Suicidal Ideation: A Test of the Helplessness Theory.
Gibb, Brandon E.; Alloy, Lauren B.; Abramson, Lyn Y.; Rose, Donna T.; Whitehouse, Wayne G.; Hogan, Michael E.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v31 n4 p405-15 Win 2001
This study evaluates the ability of the hopelessness theory of depression's etiological chain to account for this relation in a sample of 297 undergraduates. Results indicated that emotional, but not physical or sexual, maltreatment was uniquely related to average levels of suicidal ideation across a 2.5-year follow-up. (Author)
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