Suicide

Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale

The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) is a simple questionnaire designed to assess and prevent suicide. It helps identify if a client is at risk for suicide, the severity and immediacy of the risk, and also how much support the person needs. It asks about suicidal ideation and behaviors and other details about suicide attempts.

Total number of questions

15

Administration method

Self-report

Standardized cadence

Variable

Age range

Adult

Language

English

Scoring and interpretation

Reliability and validity

https://cssrs.columbia.edu/the-columbia-scale-c-ssrs/evidence/ https://cssrs.columbia.edu/wp-content/uploads/CSSRS_Supporting-Evidence_Book_2020-01-14.pdf

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