| Published: May 08, 2019
Adjustment among Suicide Attempters: Influence of Gender
The present study attempted to find out the adjustment among suicide attempters and influence of gender on various areas of adjustment. A total of 665 suicide attempters who were admitted were selected for the present study from a tertiary hospital MIMS Mandya. They were administered Global adjustment scale (GAS) developed by Vohra (2013). GAS measured adjustment of an individual in 6 areas-emotional, family, health, occupational, sexual and social adjustments. The data were analysed using one sample t test and Independent sample t tests. Results revealed that in five out of six adjustment areas, the selected sample had lower scores in adjustment than the expected scores. Only in Family adjustment, the selected sample had higher scores than the expected. Male suicide attempters had lesser adjustment scores in Family adjustment than female suicide attempters.
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© 2019, Sowmya, H.R & Ramaswamy, C
Received: April 21, 2019; Revision Received: May 04, 2019; Accepted: May 08, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019