Suicidal thoughts and emotion competence

Sergio Paradiso, Janelle N. Beadle, Vanessa Raymont, Jordan Grafman
2016 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology  
Background-During deployment and upon returning home, Veterans experience emotional challenges that test their social and psychological adaptation and place them at risk for suicidal thinking. Individual variability in skill-based capacity to adaptively perceive, understand, correctly use and manage emotions (called emotional competence) may play a role in the development of psychological suffering and suicidal thinking. Based on research in healthy and clinical samples, poor emotional
more » ... e was predicted to be associated with suicidal thinking among returning Veterans.
doi:10.1080/13803395.2016.1172558 pmid:27171549 pmcid:PMC4962605 fatcat:l75gwq6k5vhltbmxalcb7ezsfu