Volume : VII, Issue : XII, December - 2017

PERCEIVED STRESS, SUICIDAL IDEATION & RESILIENCE AMONG PRE–UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Ms. Charumathi Sridharan

Abstract :

 The aim of the present study was to assess Perceived stress, Suicidal Ideation and Resilience among second year Pre–university students from Commerce and Science streams. The data was collected from 60 students (30 males and 30 females– further sub–divided into 15 males and 15 females from Commerce stream ; 15 males and 15 females from Science) using ‘The Perceived Stress Scale’ by Sheldon Cohen, ‘Suicidal Ideation Scale’ by Dr. Devendra Singh Sisodia and Dr. Vibhuti Bhatnagar and ‘Resilience scale’ by Neil .J.T and Dias K.L. The obtained data was organized for statistical analysis. Mean scores for male and female students was calculated  to check for gender difference on Perceived Stress, Suicidal Ideation and Resilience. Pearson’s Product moment correlation was computed to check the relationship between Perceived Stress, Suicidal Ideation and Resilience. The results revealed that there is no gender difference on Perceived stress, Suicidal Ideation and Resilience among Commerce and Science students. The result also revealed that there is no significant relationship between Perceived Stress and Suicidal Ideation, and between Perceived Stress and Resilience ; however there is a significant  relationship between Suicidal Ideation and Resilience.

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Ms. Charumathi Sridharan, PERCEIVED STRESS, SUICIDAL IDEATION & RESILIENCE AMONG PRE-UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-12 | December-2017


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