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J Korean Acad Nurs. 2008 Aug;38(4):513-521. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.4040/jkan.2008.38.4.513
Park HS .
Department of Nursing, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, Korea. parkhs@cu.ac.kr
Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to develop an integrated suicide violence prevention program for adolescents. Another purpose was to evaluate the effects of the integrated suicide violence prevention program on self-esteem, parentchild communication, aggression, and suicidal ideation in adolescents. METHODS: The study employed a quasi -experimental design. Participants for the study were high school students, 24 in the experimental group and 25 in the control group. Data was analyzed by using the SPSS/WIN. 11.5 program with chi-square test, t-test, and 2-way ANOVA. RESULTS: Participants in the integrated suicide violence prevention program reported increased self-esteem scores, which was significantly different from those in the control group. Participants in the integrated suicide violence prevention program reported decreased aggression and suicidal ideation scores, which was significantly different from those in the control group. CONCLUSION: The integrated suicide violence prevention program was effective in improving self-esteem and decreasing aggression and suicidal ideation for adolescents. Therefore, this approach is recommended as the integrated suicide violence prevention strategy for adolescents.

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