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Impact of Cognitive Vulnerabilities to Anxiety and Fear of Intense Emotion on Suicidality
John Riskind, Ph.D., George Mason University
2015 Pilot Research Grant
Inside the Research
Question: Do Looming Cognitive Style and anxiety sensitivity provide information about suicide risk?
Strategy: Interview individuals who made recent suicide attempts and follow up with bi-monthly assessments for perceived escalating threat, affective control, depression and anxiety, and suicidal ideation and behavior.
Impact: Increased information about the association between anxiety and suicidal behavior.