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Influence of psychological factors on suicide ideation among Malaysian and Indian adolescent

Khan, Aqeel and Mustaffa, Mohamed Sharif and Hamdan, Abdul Rahim and Ahmad, Roslee (2014) Influence of psychological factors on suicide ideation among Malaysian and Indian adolescent. 3rd Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER 2014), 143 . pp. 347-351. ISSN 1877-0428

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.418

Abstract

Objective of the present study were (i) Differences of psychological factors i.e., academic stress, depression, negative affects, hopelessness and suicide ideation among Malaysian and Indian adolescents and (ii) Influences of psychological factors on suicide ideation among 204 Malaysian and 200 Indian adolescents. The mean age of the participants' was 18. Various measures were used i. e. Scale for Assessing Academic Stress (SAAS), Beck Hopefulness Scale (BHS), Depression Scale (DS), Negative Affect Scale (NAS) and Suicide Behavior Questionnaire (SBQ). ANOVA and coefficients statistics were applied. The results showed significant differences between Malaysian and Indian adolescents on Hopelessness, Negative Affects, Suicide Ideation, Depression and Academic Stress.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:stress, suicide, asolescent
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:53176
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:01 Feb 2016 11:52
Last Modified:19 Jul 2018 15:25

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