Suicide Interview


Suicide Interview


The Suicide Interview was adapted from a section of the Major Depression Disorder module of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC 4) and obtained information about the subject in terms of lifetime occurrence and frequency in the past year of suicidal thoughts. It also contained a more detailed set of questions regarding past suicide attempts.

WAVE 2: The Suicide Interview (PDF 4.4MG) also included a set of questions regarding completed suicide of any friends or family. It was administered to subjects for Cohorts 12 to 18.

WAVE 3: The Suicide Interview (PDF 3.5MG) was administered to subjects for Cohorts 9 to 18.


NIMH Diagnostic Interview for Children -Version 4: DISC-IV (pdf). (1997)

Related Internet Resources

DISC-IV Brochure (PDF)

PHDCN Administration

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