Linehan MM, Goodstein JL, Nielsen SL, Chiles JA

"Reasons for staying alive when you are thinking of killing yourself: the reasons for living inventory."

J Consult Clin Psychol. 1983;51:276-86

I➜The Reasons for Living Inventory, also abbreviated RFL-48, is a 48-item self-report instrument. It's the most widely used suicide prediction questionnaire, scoring reasons for not committing suicide. Higher scores indicate greater degrees of adaptive reasons for living

RFL-48 subscales: Suicide and Coping Beliefs, Fear of Social Disapproval, Responsibility to Family, Child-related Concerns, Fear of Suicide, Moral Objections
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