Ayşegül Durak Batigün

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PURPOSE The Brief Symptom Inventory is an instrument used in psychopathological evaluations. The standardization study of the instrument was carried out previously in a sample of university students (mean age=21.02) by the authors (Sahin & Durak, 1994). The purpose of the current study was to investigate whether the psychometric characteristics obtained for(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the present study is to investigate the psychometric properties of two instruments developed to measure Type-A behaviors and job satisfaction, two important variables mentioned in the stress literature. METHOD The data were collected from two different samples, one composed of 426 bank personnel, the other composed of 94 adults(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the validity of a model proposed by Batigün and Sahin regarding suicide probability. METHOD The sample was composed of 2343 students aged 15-25 years that were attending various high schools and universities. According to the proposed model, 2 risk groups were formed from this sample, according to their(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the current study is to specify the reasons that hold people clinging to life; to investigate their suicide probability, and to describe the relationship of these variables with other variables such as hopelessness and loneliness, taking age, education and other socioeconomic variables into consideration. METHOD The subjects were(More)
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