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Psychological well-being and spiritual intelligence as predictors of suicidal ideation among emerging adults in Malaysia

Foo, Suh Jin and Lo, Kah Wah (2018) Psychological well-being and spiritual intelligence as predictors of suicidal ideation among emerging adults in Malaysia. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    Suicide behaviour is one of a worrisome issue in Malaysia which this country has medium rate of high suicide rate among Southeast Asia nations. Therefore, the study was aimed to understand psychological well-being and spiritual intelligence as predictors of suicidal ideation among emerging adults in Malaysia. A total of 304 samples were recruited but only 271 samples were involve into actual study to answer questionnaire through online and pencil-and-pen method. The Scale of Suicidal ideation (SSI), Ryff’s Psychological WellBeing Scale-42 items and Spiritual Intelligence Self-Report Inventory-24 items were employed in this study. Data collected was interpreted using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software version 25.0. Three-Step Theory to achieve the objective to understand the relationship between psychological well-being and spiritual intelligence toward suicidal ideation. Results of pearson correlation showed that there was a significant negative correlation between suicidal ideation and psychological well-being while significant positive correlation between suicidal ideation and spiritual intelligence. Results of multiple linear regression found out psychological well-being and spiritual intelligence statistically predicted suicidal ideation. Spiritual intelligence best predicted suicidal ideation. Implications and limitations of this study were discussed and recommendations for future studies were made.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2019 19:29
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 23:19
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/3203

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