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Suicidal Risk Behaviour among Young Adults in Kolkata: An Explorative Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 2121-2123

Keywords : Suicide; Young Adult; Risk Behaviour;

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The present study aims to explore and assess suicidal behaviour among total of 160 undergraduate students (18- 21 years of age), in Kolkata. They were assessed were assessed on the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ 12) and the Suicidal Behaviours Questionnaire Revised (SBQ-R). The result of the present study shows that 69 % and 31 % of the students scored below and above cut-off respectively.22 % of male and 48 % of female students scored above cut off in SBQ-R. Thus the result of the present study suggests that there is a dire necessity of intervention for the students having suicidal risk behaviour.

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