J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs.  2013 Sep;24(3):255-263. 10.12799/jkachn.2013.24.3.255.

Validation of a Path Model for Adolescents' Suicidal Ideation

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  • 1College of Nursing, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2Department of Nursing, Taegu Science University, Daegu, Korea. sengbira@hanmail.net

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study examined the fitness of a path model for the relationship among daily life stress, problem of life, social support, depression, and suicidal ideation in adolescents.
METHODS
The subjects consisted of 247 adolescents. Data were collected through self-report questionnaires. The data were analyzed by the SPSS and AMOS programs.
RESULTS
Daily life stress, problem of life, social support, and depression showed direct effects on suicidal ideation in adolescents, while daily life stress and problem of life showed indirect effects on suicidal ideation in adolescents. Daily life stress and problem of life showed direct effects on social support and depression in adolescents. The hypothetical path model of adolescents' suicidal ideation was proven correct.
CONCLUSION
Based on the outcomes of this study, it is necessary to design an intervention program that emphasizes the reduction of daily life stress, problem of life, depression and enhancement social support in order to prevention adolescents' suicidal ideation.

Keyword

Adolescent; Suicidal ideation; Life stress; Depression
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