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| Published: May 29, 2018

Self-Efficacy, Depression and Suicidal Ideation: A Study among Love Failure Adolescents in India

Rahul Radhakrishnan

B.Sc Medical Sociology, Pharm D, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Gopika Krishnan. L

M.Sc Applied Psychology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom campus, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Arul Balasubramanian

MPharm, PhD, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation(Deemed to be University), Salem, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.024/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.024


The aim of the present study is to find the impact of self-efficacy, depression and suicidal ideation among love failure adolescents. The sample of 100 love failure adolescents was taken from all over India. The sample comes under the age group of 12-19. The tools used for the study are General Self Efficacy Scale by Schwarzer and Jerusalem, Beck Depression Inventory-II by Beck and Scale for Suicide ideation by Beck, Kovacs and Weissman. Significant gender difference is found on depression and suicidal ideation. Girls tend to be higher in depression and suicidal ideations. No significant gender differences found on self-efficacy. Positive correlation obtained between depression and suicidal ideation. Depression and suicidal ideation shows negative correlation with self-efficacy.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.024/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.024

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018

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