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Impact of attitudes and suicidal ideation on adolescents intentions to seek professional psychological help
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CARLTON، PAMELA A. نويسنده , , DEANE، FRANK P. نويسنده ,
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دوماهنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2000
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Few adolescents who experience significant psychological distress seek professional psychological help, a finding particularly pertinent in New Zealand which has one of the highest youth suicide rates in the world. In the present study, 221 New Zealand high school students completed a questionnaire which examined the relationship between a variety of approach and avoidance factors associated with professional psychological help-seeking. Suicidal ideation, attitudes, psychological distress, treatment fears, gender and prior help-seeking were significant predictors accounting for approximately 23% of studentsʹ, self-rated help-seeking intentions. Contrary to expectations, higher levels of suicidal ideation led to lower levels of help-seeking intentions for suicidal thoughts. This findings is discussed in relation to the process of help-negation which has been identified in clinical suicidal samples. The implications of these findings for interventions that increase appropriate professional psychological help-seeking in adolescents are also discussed.
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Solid-state NMR , Urethane , B. Wood , Isocyanate
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Journal of Adolescence
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