Depression, Hopelessness and Suicide Intent in Attempted Suicide

A Hospital-based Study of 201 Patients
  • A. T. Davison


Attempted Suicide Suicide Risk Alcohol Intoxication High Risk Characteristic Suicide Intent 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Beck AT, Kovacs M, Weissnian, A. Hopelessness and suicidal behaviour: an overview. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1975; 234: 1146–9.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Dyer JAT, Kreitman N. Hopelessness, depression and suicidal intent in parasuicide. British Journal of Psychiatry. 1984; 144: 127–133.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Goldney RD. Attempted suicide: correlates of lethality. MD Thesis, University of Adelaide, 1976.Google Scholar
  4. Hamdi E, Amin Y, Mattar T. Clinical correlates of intent in attempted suicide. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 1991; 83: 406–11.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. Lester D, Beck AT, Trexler L. Extrapolation from attempted suicides to completed suicides. Journal of Abnomial Psychology, 1975; 84, 5, 563–6.Google Scholar
  6. Minkoff K, Bergman E, Beck AT, Beck R. Hopelessness, depression and attempted suicide. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1973, 130: 455–9.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. O’Brien G, Holton AR, Hurren K, Watt L, Hassanyeh F. Deliberate self-harm — correlates of suicidal intent and severity of depression. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 1987; 75: 474–77.Google Scholar
  8. Pallis DJ, Pierce DW. Recognizing the suicidal overdose. Journal of Royal Society of Medicine, 1979; 72: 1–7.Google Scholar
  9. Pallis DJ, Sainsbury P. The value of assessing intent in attempted suicide. Psychological Medicine, 1976; 6: 47–92.Google Scholar
  10. Pierce DW. Suicidal intent in self-injury. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1977; 130: 377–85.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Pokomy AD, Kaplan HB, Tsai SY. Hopelessness and attempted suicide: a reconsideration. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1975; 132, 9: 954–6.Google Scholar
  12. Power KG, Cooke DH, Brooks DN. Life stress, medical lethality and suicidal intent. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1985; 147: 655–59.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Wetzel RD. Hopelessness, depression and suicide intent. Archives of General Psychiatry 1976; 33: 1069–73.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  14. Wetzel RD, Margulies T, Davis R, Karam E. Hopelessness, depression and suicide intent. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 1980; 41, 5: 159–60.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. Davison

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations