Relationship between clinical anger and suicidal ideation among people with physical disabilities

Authors

  • Naila Andleeb Department of Psychology, Foundation University Islamabad, Rawalpind, Pakistan
  • Sadaf Ahsan Department of Psychology, Foundation University Islamabad, Rawalpind, Pakistan
  • Sadaf Zaheer Department of Psychology, Foundation University Islamabad, Rawalpind, Pakistan
  • Farhana Sajjad Department of Psychology, Foundation University Islamabad, Rawalpind, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.12-1470

Abstract

Present research was intended to examine the association between suicidal ideation and clinical anger among the physically disabled. The Purposive Convenient study was conducted at Artificial Limbs Centre, Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi from February 2016 to November 2016. The modified scale for suicidal ideation and the clinical anger scale were used for data collection. Sample comprised of 150 physically disabled individuals including 87 (56%) males and 63 (42%) females.  Findings revealed that suicidal ideation had significant positive relationship with clinical anger and females were significantly higher in clinical anger and suicidal ideation as compared to males. Furthermore,results revealed higher mean scores on clinical anger by the participants having the problem of spinal cord 26.10±9.25 and suicidal ideation is higher in persons having problem of polio 15.87±9.41as compared to other physical disabilities. The study highlighted the need develop and enhance mental and physical health.

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Published

2021-07-26

Issue

Section

Short Communication / Short Report