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Comparative Study

| Published: June 04, 2019

Suicidal Ideation in Working Women

Sonam Begum

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, C. P. Khokhar

Professor, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.065/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.065

ABSTRACT

The present study attempted to explore the effects of marital status, job status and age on Suicidal ideation in working women. Suicide is the intentional taking of one’s own life. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors are on a continuum from those representing a clear intention to die to those representing ambivalence about dying. A sample of 200 working women were taken from different institution of Delhi, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The age range from 35-55 years. Analysis of variance was used to analyse the data. Results indicated that the unmarried working women have higher feelings of suicidal ideation in comparison to married working women. Working women having age group of 35-43 years have higher feelings of suicidal ideation in comparison to working women having age group of 46-55 years. Women, who are working in Pvt. Sector have higher suicidal ideation in comparison to those women who are working in Govt. sector.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.065/20190702

10.25215/0702.065

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019