Perceived burdensomeness, fearlessness of death, and suicidality among deployed military personnel
Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 52, Issue 3, 2012.
SuicideMilitaryInterpersonal-psychological theoryPerceived burdensomenessAcquired capability
The interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide posits that the interaction of three elements is required for lethal suicidal behaviors: the perception that one is a burden on others, the perception that one does not belong, and fearlessness about death combined with high pain tolerance (termed “acquired capability” for suicide). Althou...More
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