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ERIC Number: EJ848249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
A Psychometric Investigation of the Suicide Status Form II with a Psychiatric Inpatient Sample
Conrad, Amy K.; Jacoby, Aaron M.; Jobes, David A.; Lineberry, Timothy W.; Shea, Catherine E.; Arnold Ewing, Theresa D.; Schmid, Phyllis J.; Ellenbecker, Susan M.; Lee, Joy L.; Fritsche, Kathryn; Grenell, Jennifer A.; Gehin, Jessica M.; Kung, Simon
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v39 n3 p307-320 Jun 2009
We investigated the psychometric validity and reliability of the Suicide Status Form-II (SSF-II) developed by Jobes, Jacoby, Cimbolic, and Hustead (1997). Participants were 149 psychiatric inpatients (108 suicidal; 41 nonsuicidal) at the Mayo Clinic. Each participant completed assessment measures within 24 hours of admission and 48-72 hours later. Factor analyses of the SSF core assessment produced a robust two-factor solution reflecting chronic and acute response styles. The SSF core assessment had good to excellent convergent and criterion validity; pre-post SSF ratings also demonstrated moderate test-retest reliability. The results replicated previous research and show that the SSF-II is psychometrically sound with a high-risk suicidal inpatient sample.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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