A STUDY OF DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL TENDENCIES AMONG THE ADOLESCENTS IN THE BRISTOL, ENGLAND

Authors

  • Mike McAllan National Health Services, Bristol,

Keywords:

Adolescent, Depression, Suicidal Behavior, Tendencies, Students, Bristol.

Abstract

The study was conducted with the view to investigate the depression and suicidal tendencies among the adolescents in the Bristol city area. The study was conducted using the survey methodology. A total of 223 adolescent were included in the study. The findings of the study were based on the quantitative analysis and using the t-statistics. The results show that among the individuals adolescent we surveyed, almost 40% were suffering from the depression. Furthermore, when these individuals were compared with the rest of the individuals we surveyed, it was found that depressive adolescent had higher and significant suicidal tendencies. The results show that depression among the adolescent can be a cause of the suicidal behavior.

Published

2019-12-31 — Updated on 2020-06-22

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