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ASIQ

Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire

William M. Reynolds, PhD

Purpose:
Screens for suicidal ideation in college students and other adults
Format:
Paper and pencil
Age range:
18 years to 88 years
Time:
10 minutes
Qualification level:
B
B
A degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in psychology, counseling, speech-language pathology, or a closely related field plus satisfactory completion of coursework in test interpretation, psychometrics and measurement theory, educational statistics, or a closely related area; or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

Whenever there is a risk of suicide, the ASIQ can quickly assess the need to take preventive action or further evaluate. The ASIQ is extremely useful as a part of intake or during treatment.

Features and benefits

  • Self-report measure; 25 items screen for suicidal ideation.
  • Provides a 7-point rating scale with a built-in scoring key.
  • Total score with corresponding T score and percentiles for comparison.
  • Normative data collected from 2,000 normal adults, college students, and psychiatric outpatients.
  • Internal consistency coefficients range from .96 to .97; retest coefficients range from .85 to .95.