Suicidal Ideation and Academic Self-efficacy among Urban High School Students

Authors

  • Lailun Nahar Department of Psychology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
  • Arunavo Bairagi Department of Psychology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
  • Mst Sabiha Sultana Department of Psychology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
  • Sharmista Datta Department of Psychology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cujbs.v8i1.73533

Keywords:

Suicidal ideation, Academic self-efficacy, Gender

Abstract

The present study attempted an empirical investigation to explore the suicidal ideation and academic self-efficacy among urban high school students. A total of 120 (60 boys and 60 girls) respondents constituted the sample of the study. The samples were taken from 3 high schools of City Corporation, Chittagong district. The measuring instruments used in this study were: Adapted Bangla version of Suicidal Ideation of Beck et al. (1974), Adapted Bangla version of Academic self-efficacy scale of Owen md Froman ( 1988). The data were analyzed by using mean, standard deviation t-test and Pearson product moment correlation. The findings showed that there was no significant difference between boy and girl students with respect to suicidal ideation and academic self-efficacy. Results also showed that there was significant negative correlation of suicidal ideation and academic self-efficacy. The correlation coefficient between suicidal ideation and academic self-efficacy was r = - 0.215   (p< 0.05).

The Chittagong Univ. J B. Sci. 8(1&2): 127-134, 2013

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Published

2024-05-28

How to Cite

Nahar, L. ., Bairagi, A. ., Sultana , M. S. . ., & Datta, S. . . (2024). Suicidal Ideation and Academic Self-efficacy among Urban High School Students. Chittagong University Journal of Biological Sciences, 8(1), 127–134. https://doi.org/10.3329/cujbs.v8i1.73533

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