Academic Stress and Suicidal Ideation among Second Year Pre- University Students

Ravi kumar N. L, R. Gopalakrishna


College students in India have a high stress level and high rate of deliberate self-harm. The purpose of the Present research was to study the Academic Stress and Suicidal ideation in Students of Second Year Pre-University Students. The Descriptive Study Design was employed, in which 40 Male and 40 Female Second Year Pre-University students were included. The data on Suicidal ideation was obtained by using Suicidal Ideation Scale developed by Devendra Singh Sisodia and Vibhuti Bhatnagar (2011) and Academic Stress Scale by Rajendran and kaliappan (1990). The sample chosen were in the age group between 17-18 years.  The obtained data was analysed with the help of independent‘t’ test. The results indicated that Significant differences were found between Male and Female Second Year Pre-University Students in Academic Stress and Suicidal ideation.



Academic Stress, Suicidal ideation, Second Year Pre-University students.

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