Tracy K Witte

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Do major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder confer differential risk for suicide?
    Tracy K Witte
    Florida State University, Department of Psychology, 32306 4301, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:69-78. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint "Impulsive" youth suicide attempters are not necessarily all that impulsive
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Affect Disord 107:107-16. 2008
  3. pmc Reason for cautious optimism? Two studies suggesting reduced stigma against suicide
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, P O Box 3064301, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301 USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:611-26. 2010
  4. pmc Assessing suicide risk among callers to crisis hotlines: a confirmatory factor analysis
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, P O Box 3064301, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:941-64. 2010
  5. pmc Main predictions of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior: empirical tests in two samples of young adults
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:634-46. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation in college students varies across semesters: the mediating role of belongingness
    Kimberly A Van Orden
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:427-35. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Suicidal desire and the capability for suicide: tests of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior among adults
    Kimberly A Van Orden
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:72-83. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors of suicide ideation and their relation to clinical and other indicators in older adults
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, United States
    J Affect Disord 94:165-72. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of the interpersonal-psychological theory of attempted and completed suicide
    Nadia E Stellrecht
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:211-22. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The reinforcing properties of repeated deliberate self-harm
    Kathryn H Gordon
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 14:329-41. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Studies on the Acquired Ability for Suicide
    Tracy Witte; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Do major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder confer differential risk for suicide?
    Tracy K Witte
    Florida State University, Department of Psychology, 32306 4301, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:69-78. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint "Impulsive" youth suicide attempters are not necessarily all that impulsive
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Affect Disord 107:107-16. 2008
    ..theory posits that this relationship is indirect in that impulsive individuals are more likely to engage in suicidal behavior because impulsivity makes one more likely to be exposed to painful and provocative stimuli...
  3. pmc Reason for cautious optimism? Two studies suggesting reduced stigma against suicide
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, P O Box 3064301, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301 USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:611-26. 2010
    ..Results demonstrated reduced stigma toward suicide, with the belief that suicide is morally bad exhibiting the largest change...
  4. pmc Assessing suicide risk among callers to crisis hotlines: a confirmatory factor analysis
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, P O Box 3064301, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:941-64. 2010
    ..e., Suicidal Desire and Ideation; SDI). The RPP factor trended toward being more predictive of suicidal ideation at follow-up than the SDI factor...
  5. pmc Main predictions of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior: empirical tests in two samples of young adults
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:634-46. 2009
    ..ideation) among a clinical sample of suicidal young adults, again beyond depression indices and other key covariates. Implications for the understanding, treatment, and prevention of suicidal behavior are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation in college students varies across semesters: the mediating role of belongingness
    Kimberly A Van Orden
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:427-35. 2008
    ..Theoretical, as well as practical, implications are discussed regarding mechanisms for seasonal variation in suicidal ideation...
  7. doi request reprint Suicidal desire and the capability for suicide: tests of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior among adults
    Kimberly A Van Orden
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:72-83. 2008
    ..In Study 3, the interaction of acquired capability and perceived burdensomeness predicted clinician-rated risk for suicidal behavior. Implications for the etiology, assessment, and treatment of suicidal behavior are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors of suicide ideation and their relation to clinical and other indicators in older adults
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, United States
    J Affect Disord 94:165-72. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of the interpersonal-psychological theory of attempted and completed suicide
    Nadia E Stellrecht
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:211-22. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The reinforcing properties of repeated deliberate self-harm
    Kathryn H Gordon
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 14:329-41. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that the emotion regulation functions of DSH may become more reinforcing with repetition...
  11. pmc Revisiting impulsivity in suicide: implications for civil liability of third parties
    April R Smith
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Behav Sci Law 26:779-97. 2008
    ..The authors contend that the surest way for universities, prison staff, and mental health practitioners to avoid being held liable for a suicide is to appropriately assess for suicidal intent...
  12. ncbi request reprint Variability in suicidal ideation: a better predictor of suicide attempts than intensity or duration of ideation?
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Affect Disord 88:131-6. 2005
    ..We also examined if there was an interaction between gender and the parameters of intensity, duration, and variability...
  13. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Cambridge Depersonalization Scale in trauma-exposed college students
    Christy A Blevins
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 14:288-301. 2013
    ..2008 ) five-factor model estimated factor loadings, covariances, and R-square in Sample 1; Factor loadings for 3-7 factor EFA models in Sample 1; and estimated factor loadings for one-factor CFA model in Sample 2.]...
  14. doi request reprint Experience with euthanasia is associated with fearlessness about death in veterinary students
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 5214, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:125-38. 2013
    ..In a sample of 130 veterinary students, results conformed to expectation and indicated that the relationship with fearlessness about death was specific to euthanasia and did not generalize to experience with surgery or necropsy...
  15. doi request reprint The relationship between body dysmorphic disorder behaviors and the acquired capability for suicide
    Tracy K Witte
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:318-31. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis was partially confirmed, as BDD-related restrictive food intake was associated with suicide attempts (but not suicide-related ideation) even after controlling for numerous covariates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Four studies on how past and current suicidality relate even when "everything but the kitchen sink" is covaried
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:291-303. 2005
    ..Results provide additional support for the importance of past suicidality as a substantive risk factor for later suicidal behavior...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between quantity and frequency of alcohol use and indices of suicidal behavior in an elderly Australian sample
    Jon J Pfaff
    Western Australian Center for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia in Perth, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:616-26. 2007
    ..The interaction between quantity and frequency of alcohol use was significant, suggesting that those who use alcohol less frequently but in greater quantities (i.e., binge drinking) are more likely to have a history of suicide attempts...
  18. ncbi request reprint Deaths by suicide among individuals with anorexia as arbiters between competing explanations of the anorexia-suicide link
    Jill M Holm-Denoma
    University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Affect Disord 107:231-6. 2008
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death among individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN). In this paper, we examined competing explanations of the high rate of death by suicide among individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Birth month and depressive and suicidal symptoms in an elderly Australian sample born in the Southern or Northern Hemisphere
    Jon J Pfaff
    Unit of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 144:217-9. 2006
    ..Date and country of birth were recorded for each participant. Those in utero during the Northern or Southern Hemisphere flu peak were expected to show the highest depressive and suicidal symptoms. Hypotheses were partially supported...
  20. ncbi request reprint Naturalistic evaluation of suicidal ideation: variability and relation to attempt status
    Tracy K Witte
    The Ohio State University, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1029-40. 2006
    ..These findings have implications for conceptual models of suicide risk as well as assessment and treatment of suicidal individuals...

Research Grants2

  1. Studies on the Acquired Ability for Suicide
    Tracy Witte; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The third study will investigate gender differences in mood lability and how these differences facilitate exposure to painful stimuli, thereby conferring additional risk for suicide. ..