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Table 2 Results of Spearman’s rank correlation analyses between the Brief Reasons for Living Inventory and its subscales as well as questionnaires to measure construct validity

From: Brief reasons for living inventory: a psychometric investigation

  BRFL-10 BRFL-FS BRFL-RF BRFL-SC BRFL-CC BRFL-MO BRFL-SD DSI-SS F-SozU PHQ-9 INQ-PB PMH
BRFL-12 .969*** (n = 216) .656*** (n = 216) .583*** (n = 216) .683*** (n = 216) .270*** (n = 216) .637*** (n = 216) .601*** (n = 216) −.444*** (n = 213) .225** (n = 216) −.173* (n = 211) −.311*** (n = 213) .204** (n = 215)
BRFL-10 .651*** (n = 586) .569*** (n = 586) .581*** (n = 586) .070 (n = 216) .576*** (n = 586) .569*** (n = 586) −.345*** (n = 581) .278*** (n = 585) −.176** (n = 580) −.237*** (n = 580) .227*** (n = 585)
BRFL-FS   .200*** (n = 602) .330*** (n = 599) .066 (n = 232) .202*** (n = 601) .202*** (n = 601) −.172*** (n = 600) .136** (n = 604) −.044 (n = 596) −.057 (n = 600) .072 (n = 602)
BRFL-RF    .444*** (n = 597) .330 (n = 230) .155*** (n = 596) .068 (n = 599) −.383*** (n = 599) .419*** (n = 602) −.281*** (n = 595) −.350*** (n = 599) .341*** (n = 601)
BRFL-SC     .153* (n = 228) .126** (n = 594) .099* (n = 596) −.426*** (n = 595) .381*** (n = 599) −.310*** (n = 594) −.373*** (n = 595) .354*** (n = 599)
BRFL-CC      .040 (n = 227) .009 (n = 227) .001 (n = 228) −.062 (n = 232) .042 (n = 226) .080 (n = 229) .015 (n = 230)
BRFL-MO       .323*** (n = 597) −.104* (n = 594) .018 (n = 599) −.035 (n = 591) −.065 (n = 594) .084* (n = 597)
BRFL-SD        −.007 (n = 599) −.070 (n = 601) .068 (n = 595) .062 (n = 598) −.090* (n = 601)
  1. BRFL-12 Brief Reasons for Living Inventory, BRFL-10 Brief Reasons for Living Inventory without child-related items, BRFL-FS “fear of suicide and death” subscale, BRFL-RF “responsibility to family”, BRFL-SC “survival and coping beliefs”, BRFL-CC “child-related concerns” subscale, BRFL-MO “moral objections” subscale, BRFL-SD “fear of social disapproval”, DSI-SS Depressive Symptom Inventory – Suicidality Subscale, F-SozU Social Support Scale, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire (excluding item 9), INQ-PB Perceived Burdensomeness Subscale of the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire, PMH Positive Mental Health Scale. * p < .05; ** p < .01; *** p < .001