In other words, suicidal ideations arise in the earlier phases of the course of illness, especially in bipolar disorder.
15] Of the 30 cases in bipolar disorder, there was only one case of mania who harboured suicidal ideations during the episode.
Therefore, our study aimed to investigate the risk factors for different appearances of suicidal tendency including suicidal ideation and suicide attempt separately in patients with MDD unlike present studies.
Suicidal Behaviour Assessment Form: This form was developed for this study by the investigators who conducted the study to evaluate suicidal ideation and suicide attempt.
Marital status may serve as a predictor for suicidal ideation (Kposowa, 2000).
According to Rutter and Soucar (2002) individuals who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) presented with higher levels of suicidal ideation compared with individuals who identified as heterosexual.
Table 2 shows that prevalence of suicidal ideation
among chronic schizophrenia patients.
For example, at follow-up the risk for past suicidal ideation
was elevated in victim-perpetrators (risk ratio 1.
provides forethought that enables people to regulate their behavior or serves to rationalize criminal behavior.
Lapsley and Murphy proposed that Selman's (1980) theory of social perspective-taking and interpersonal understanding could better account for the rise and fall of imaginary audience and personal fable ideations
Suicidality was assessed on the dimensions of history, current ideations
and behaviour and quantified by using Beck scale for Suicidal Ideation
and Beck Suicidal Intent Scale.
Because suicidal ideation
logically precedes suicidal acts, the identification of true predictors of ideation
would permit a better understanding of suicidal risk.