Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2015

Suicidal Behaviour among Female and Male Commercial Sex Workers; Interpersonal Therapy as A Mode of Intervention

Vaniprabha G. V

Currently Pursuing, Ph.D. at Karnatak University Dharwad Google Scholar More about the auther

, S. G. Jadhav

Associate Professor, Dept of Psychology, KCD, Dharwad Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.082/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.082


Suicidal behaviour and Depression among the 100 Female and 100 Male Commercial Sex Workers (CSW’S) and their mode of suicide was studied. Interpersonal therapy was initiated to lower their Depression and Suicidal behaviour. Despite the difference in the suicidal attempts among these population A 8 weeks’ therapy and 6 month follow up lowered their Depression and no further suicide attempts. This study explored these factors among this population in Bengaluru, India

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015