Perceived stress and intent to die in young soldiers who attempt suicide Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract. Background: Intent to die is an important component of suicide risk assessment. The authors compared the predictive effect of two forms of stress–military and perceived–in intent to die by suicide among young adult Israeli soldiers with a history of suicide attempts. Depression, suicide ideation, and habituation/acquired capacity for suicidality served as covariates. Methods: Participants were 60 young adult soldiers in the Israeli Defense Force (ISF; aged 18–21 years), who made a suicide attempt during their military service. Study …

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  • October 6, 2017

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