BECK SCALE FOR SUICIDE IDEATION (BSS)

is often administered to patients who are believed to be at risk of suicide. It is a measure looking at the necessity for detailed questioning about a patients future intentions.

BECK SCALE FOR SUICIDE IDEATION (BSS): "The Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation aims to quantify a feeling or beliefe, which some believe is presumptuive."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BECK SCALE FOR SUICIDE IDEATION (BSS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beck-scale-for-suicide-ideation-bss-2/ (accessed October 3, 2019).
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