| Published: June 29, 2017
Suicidal Ideation among School Going Adolescents
Suicide is a leading cause of death among school going adolescents in this generation. These thoughts are not uncommon among young people. The aim of this study is to examine the difference in suicidal ideation between boy and girl students of Ranchi. The respondents comprised of 200 school students (100 boys and 100 girls) studying in class X belonging to high and low socio-economic group selected randomly from different high schools of Ranchi town. Suicidal Ideation Scale developed by Sisodia and Bhatnagar (2011) was administered to the selected sample to assess their suicidal tendency. Percentage, Mean score, standard deviation and t ratios were calculated to analyze data. Result revealed that boys and girls differ significantly on the level of Suicidal Ideation. Girls exhibited more suicide tendency than boys. Low socio-economic status group showed higher suicide tendency than their high socio-economic status counterparts.
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© 2017Ghosh S
Received: February 27, 2017; Revision Received: May 26, 2017; Accepted: June 29, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 5, April-June, 2017