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Representative Publications and Assessment Measures

Van Orden, K. A., Witte, T. K., Cukrowicz, K. C., Braithwaite, S. R., Selby, E. A., & Joiner, T. E., Jr. (2010). The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide. Psychological Review, 117(2),575-600. PMC3130348.

Van Orden, K. A., Cukrowicz, K. C., Witte, T. K., & Joiner, T. E. (2012). Thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness: Construct validity and psychometric properties of the interpersonal needs questionnaire. Psychological Assessment, 24(1), 197-215. doi: 10.1037/a0025358. PMC3377972.​  

Parkhurst, K. A., Conwell, Y., & Van Orden, K. A. (2015). The Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire with a shortened response scale for oral administration with older adults. Aging & Mental Health, 20(3), 277-283. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.1003288.PMC4520787.
Information on the INQ can be downloaded here

Van Orden, K. A.,Stone, D. M., Rowe, J., LiKamWa McIntosh, W., Podgorski, C., & Conwell, Y. (2013). The Senior Connection: Design and rationale of a randomized trial of peer companionship to reduce suicide risk in later life. Contemporary Clinical Trials35, 117-126. Doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.03.003.PMC3684619.

Van Orden, K. A., & *Deming, C. (2018). Late-Life Suicide Prevention Strategies: Current Status and Future Directions. Current Opinion in Psychology, 22, 79-83doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.08.033.  PMC5843499

Van Orden, K. A., Silva, C., & Conwell, Y. (2019). Suicide in Later Life. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology (Psychology and Aging). Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190236557.013.421.
This overview chapter can be downloaded for person use here:


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