Table 1

Characteristics of the participants (n=14)

Gender (male/female)6/8
Age (years)24–64; median 41
Past self-harm8
Family history of self-harm or suicide4
BDI suicidal ideation score*
 At commencement of treatment1 n=7
2 n=5
3 n=2
 At interview0 n=6
1 n=4
2 n=3
3 n=1
  • *= 0=No thoughts of killing self; 1=Thoughts of killing self, but would not carry them out; 2=Would like to kill self; 3=Would kill self if had the chance

  • BDI, Beck Depression Inventory.