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The tough nature of curriculum and hectic academic activities put burden on medical students and give them less opportunity to relax and plan for recreation which may lead to anxiety, depression, stress and other mental health problems.1,2 Factors like academic pressure, fear of failure, frequent examinations, lengthy courses along with other health and psychosocial problems result in stress which may lead towards suicidal ideation among students.3-5 Suicide is an act of purposefully putting oneself to death.
Suicidal ideation may negatively impact the health outcomes of individuals beyond the effects of completed suicide.
The amounts of internal/perceived stigma, spiritual beliefs, and suicidal ideations were obtained, 0.743, 0.771, and 0.821, respectively, which were acceptable according to the sample volume of the pretest.
The study endeavoured to compare the characteristics of suicidal ideations and attempts in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.
"Our findings illustrated that group therapy utilizing cognitive-behavioral concepts as a change model assists in controlling acute symptoms of suicidal and homicidal ideation, intent, or plan that can be experienced in a combat zone," Dr.
At baseline, a high percentage of students involved in bullying exhibited past (26%) and present (41%) suicidal ideation. The percentage exhibiting suicidal behavior at baseline was likewise high (8%).
Ideation provides forethought that enables people to regulate their behavior or serves to rationalize criminal behavior.
The available evidence is hardly convincing; the already substantial literature regarding adolescent risk-taking behaviors suggests that reasons why adolescents take risks are multidimensional (e.g., Arnett, 1990, 1992, 1995; Dolcini et al., 1989; Farber, 1994; Lavery, Siegel, Cousins, & Rubovits, 1993), and personal fable ideations, such as "that can't/won't happen to me," and a general underestimation of risk have not been consistently related to risk-taking behavior (e.g., Ellen, Boyer, Tschann, & Shafer, 1996; Furby & Beyth-Marom, 1992; Hermand, Mullet, & Rompteaux, 1999; Shapiro, Siegel, Scovill, & Hays, 1998).
Suicidality was assessed on the dimensions of history, current ideations and behaviour and quantified by using Beck scale for Suicidal Ideation and Beck Suicidal Intent Scale.
Several studies have reported that 32 percent to 70 percent of college students have admitted to suicidal ideation (Konick & Gutierrez, 2005; Westefeld et al., 2005).
Suicide ideation could be defined as an idea or thought of self-harming behavior whether or not death is intended (De Leo and Krysinska, 2008; Samm et al., 2010).
Therefore, our study aimed to investigate the risk factors for different appearances of suicidal tendency including suicidal ideation and suicide attempt separately in patients with MDD unlike present studies.