Locus of control as an indicator of risk for suicidal behaviour among adolescents

  title={Locus of control as an indicator of risk for suicidal behaviour among adolescents},
  author={C. Pearce and G. Martin},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  • C. Pearce, G. Martin
  • Published 1993
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • Using a sample of high school students, this pilot study investigated the relationship between locus of control and a range of suicidal behaviours, the proportion of high school students in an Australian sample who report having engaged in such behaviours and the proportion of suicide attempters who received medical attention following an attempt. Two hundred male and 205 female students aged between 13 and 19 years (mean = 15, SD = 1), attending one randomly chosen metropolitan state high… CONTINUE READING
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