The relationship of anxiety, stress, and depression with suicidal thoughts among female adolescents: The meditating role of victim of bullying

Najafi, Mahmud and Kermani Mamazandi, Zahra and Akbari Balutbangan, Afzal (2017) The relationship of anxiety, stress, and depression with suicidal thoughts among female adolescents: The meditating role of victim of bullying. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 19 (5). pp. 401-407.

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Abstract

Introduction: Bullying is a form of low-level violence in the school environment that if unnoticed to become dangerous forms of violence occurs. The aim of this study was examining the relationship between anxiety, stress and depression and female adolescents' suicidal thoughts with the meditating role of the victim of bullying. Materials and Methods: This study is descriptive and has used the correlation method. For this purpose in the academic year 2016-2017, 300 students of high school girl students (seventh and eighth grade) of public schools of Pakdasht city were selected by random cluster sampling method and they filled in the suicidal thoughts, anxiety, stress, depression and victim of bullying questionnaire. For data analysis, Pearson�s correlation method and structural equation modeling were used by using SPSS-19 and LISRELV8.80 software. Results: Pearson�s correlational results showed that there is a positive and meaningful relation between anxiety, stress, depression and victim of bullying with suicidal thoughts (P�0.01). Also the victim of bullying variable has a meditating role in relation among research variable and all of the direct and indirect effects of anxiety, stress, depression and victim of bullying on suicidal thoughts are meaningful.  Conclusion: The results indicate that anxiety, stress, depression along with victim of bullying in female adolescents cause suicidal thoughts therefore preventing and reducing the risk at schools is absolutely necessary.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2017 23:22
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 18:36
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/698

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