Shame as a mediator between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and suicidal ideation among veterans.

Affiliation

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States; The VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center,Durham, NC, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Suicidal ideation is a problem that disproportionately affects veterans. Moreover, veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) appear to be at particularly high risk for suicide.

Keywords

Emotions,Posttraumatic stress disorder,Shame,Suicidal ideation,Suicide,Veterans,