Interpersonal Theory of Suicide

The theory that suicide is the outcome of the convergence of an intense desire to die due to a sense of not belonging and not wanting to be a burden to others, and the capability for lethal self-injury
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The interpersonal theory of suicide: Guidance for working with suicidal clients.
The interpersonal theory of suicide. Psychol Rev 2010;117:575-600.
A framework called the interpersonal theory of suicide (IPTS) highlights characteristics of eating disorders that place these patients at increased risk.
Restraint feeds stress: the relationship between eating disorder symptoms, stress generation, and the interpersonal theory of suicide. Eat Behav.
He is the author of Why People Die by Suicide, which rests on his Interpersonal Theory of Suicide. He describes a sense of disconnection from others (which suggests the observations of the sociologist, Durkheim (49)) and the distress of feeling a burden as others as important components, along with less credible components.
Joiner's "Interpersonal Theory of Suicide," which has taken the field of suicidology by storm.
A prevailing model, called the interpersonal theory of suicide, (22,23) proposes that suicidal thoughts or desire arise from the confluence of 2 factors:
The interpersonal theory of suicide. Psychological Review, 117, 575-600
Joiner's search for a more precise understanding of suicides causes led him to a theoretical framework for what has since become known as the "interpersonal theory of suicide." This theory is built on three factors: a perceived sense of burdensomeness--that one has become ineffective or burdensome in the eyes of loved ones; a perception that one is isolated and no longer "belongs" or is needed; and an acquired capability to hurt oneself.
The interpersonal theory of suicide; guidance for working with suicidal clients.
According to joiner's interpersonal theory of suicide, perceived burdensomeness and a low sense of belongingness are the two components of suicidal ideation.[sup][10] For those who are alienated from others, the internet might be the last remaining support system.
The interpersonal theory of suicide, introduced by Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., a decade ago, has generated enormous interest among suicide researchers because of its simplicity and ready testability.
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