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.
Imaginary audience and personal fable ideations aid the process of separation-individuation as it occurs on the psychological front.
Suicidal ideation (having thoughts of wanting to die or killing oneself) is more common (up to six times more common than suicidal attempts and up to 100 times more common than completed suicides
Suicidal ideation is more likely to occur in those with a history of psychiatric illness and immediately following the diagnosis of HIV.
Charron's (1981) suggestion that suicidal ideation is a function of personal characteristics, negative life experiences, and social support formed the theoretical basis for the selection of variables.
Regarding age, it has been found that suicidal ideation is more prevalent among older adolescents (Emond et al.
Level of suicidal ideation
was assessed using the Suicidal Ideation
Questionnaire (SIQ; Reynolds, 1991).
Table 2 shows that prevalence of suicidal ideation
among chronic schizophrenia patients.
All the suicidal attempts had suicidal ideations
temporal to the events.
Although MDD is the most important risk factor for suicidal behavior, suicide ideation
is found only in a portion of adolescents with depression and only a portion attempt suicide.
At baseline, a high percentage of students involved in bullying exhibited past (26%) and present (41%) suicidal ideation
provides forethought that enables people to regulate their behavior or serves to rationalize criminal behavior.