| Published: February 24, 2019
Suicidal ideation and Irritability among Adolescents
The present paper examines the relationship between Irritability and suicidal ideation among the adolescent of Kashmir. It also studied if there was any significant difference between adolescent boys and girls on suicidal ideation and irritability. The sample consists of 100 (n = 100) adolescent 50 adolescent boys and 50 adolescent girls taken from different areas of Kashmir. Incidental sampling technique was employed for data collection. Multi attitude Suicidal Scale (MAST) by Isreal Orbach and Born-Steiner irritability: Self rating scale was used for data collection. The differences in the obtained data were analyzed using independent sample t-test and the relationship was analyzed using Pearson’s correlation analysis. The results revealed positive correlation between irritability and two dimensions of suicidal ideation i.e. attraction to life and attraction to death while repulsion to life an repulsion to death was found negatively correlated with irritability. Repulsion by death was found significantly negatively correlated with irritability (r = -.206*, p<0.05). The results also revealed that there was no significant difference found between adolescent boys and girls on suicidal ideation and Irritability.
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© 2019, Fayaz. I
Received: January 22, 2019; Revision Received: February 20, 2019; Accepted: February 24, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019