Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol. 87, Iss. 1, (Jan 2019): 56-66. DOI:10.1037/ccp0000373
Objective: The interpersonal theory of suicide has contributed to advances in the understanding and prevention of suicidal behavior, with over a decade of empirical examination. Few studies, however, have used a longitudinal design with repeated short-term follow-ups to examine the temporal trajectories of perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, and suicidal ideation, nor have any studies to our knowledge investigated the propositions of the interpersonal theory of suicide using a dynamic systems theory approach. The present study examined the temporal dynamics of perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, and suicidal ideation, as moderated by capability for suicide, using dynamic systems modeling analyses. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.