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Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2023.10.036

The Effect of Negative Life Events on Suicidal Ideation Among College Students with Different Psychological Resilience

Yan Wu

Foshan University, Foshan, Guang Dong, China.

*Corresponding author: Yan Wu

Published: November 30,2023

Abstract

Objective: Exploring the impact of negative life events on suicidal ideation among college students and the moderating role of mental toughness in the relationship. Methods: The Adolescent Self-Rating Life Events Scale (ASLEC), the Mental Toughness Scale (CD-RISC), and the Self-Inventory of Suicidal Ideation Scale (SIOSS) were used to survey 318 college students. Results: 1) 21.33% of college students had suicidal thoughts in the past year, with a higher proportion of women than men, and a higher proportion of freshmen and seniors; 2) Negative life events and suicidal ideation were significantly positively correlated (r=0.382, p<0.01); mental toughness and suicidal ideation were significantly negatively correlated (r= -0.457, p<0.01); 3) Higher Mental Toughness Significantly Reduces the Impact of Negative Events on Suicidal Ideation in College Students. Conclusion: Suicidal ideation in college students is directly influenced by negative life events, and the degree of influence between the two is moderat-ed by the mental toughness factor. That is, suicidal ideation can be mitigated and reduced by helping college students increase their level of mental toughness.

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How to cite this paper

The Effect of Negative Life Events on Suicidal Ideation Among College Students with Different Psychological Resilience

How to cite this paper: Yan Wu. (2023). The Effect of Negative Life Events on Suicidal Ideation Among College Students with Different Psychological Resilience. The Educational Review, USA7(10), 1645-1652.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2023.10.036