Hopelessness, helplessness, and haplessness as predictors of suicidal ideation

Omega (Westport). 2007;55(4):321-4. doi: 10.2190/OM.55.4.f.

Abstract

Scales to measure helplessness and hopelessness were found to have good reliability and concurrent validity and were significantly correlated with suicidal ideation.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Depression / diagnosis
  • Depression / epidemiology*
  • Depression / psychology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prospective Studies
  • Suicide, Attempted / psychology*
  • Suicide, Attempted / statistics & numerical data*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires