Behavioral risk factors for suicide among adolescent schoolchildren

Gulmira Kassen, Alyia Kudaibergenova, Anar Mukasheva, Dinara Yertargynkyzy, Kuanysh Moldassan

Abstract


The studies devoted to suicide risk factors are of importance because they define the transition from intent and conflict to the realization of the intention in the form of a suicidal act. In this study, three groups of people undergo a survey on the behavioral factors for suicide risk and findings are presented alongside interpretation. The survey shows that the suicidal situation is considered the most serious by the third group (the adolescents), as evidenced by the absence of low scores among the given suicidal factors. At the same time, respondents in all three groups believe that drugs and substance abuse have the greatest influence on the formation of suicidal behavior in adolescents. Thus, the suicidal situation among the adolescent population is unfavorable and requires the adoption of urgent measures to improve it. The study provides recommendations for reducing behavioral risk factors for suicide among adolescent schoolchildren.


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Adolescent schoolchildren; Self-destructive behavior; Suicidal behavior

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