Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Compare Efficiency of Verbal Vs Written No Suicidal Agreement on Suicidal Ideation among Anxiety Patients



Address:   Sampoornam W.1*, Anjohns J.2, Jibi Mariamma Mathew3, Jebasonia Y. 2, Jinila P. 4, Sreejith5, A. Arvin Babu6
1Lecturer, PhD Scholar, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal (Dt) – 637303 2Staff Nurse, Dhanvantri Critical Care Centre, Erode
3Staff Nurse, Sudha Institute of Medical Sciences, Erode
4Staff Nurse, Sudha Institute of Medical Sciences, Erode
5Nursing Tutor, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal (Dt) – 637303
6Principal, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal (Dt) – 637303
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ABSTRACT:
Context: Suicide is the model of psychiatric emergencies and also the commonest cause of death among psychiatric patients. This study aimed to compare and examine efficiency of Verbal vs written no suicidal agreement on suicidal ideations among anxiety patients. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to assess the suicidal ideation before and after verbal vs written no Suicidal agreement and to compare the efficiency of verbal vs written no suicidal agreement on Suicidal ideation between experimental groups and also to find out association between posttest scores on suicidal ideation among experimental groups with their selected demographic variables. Setting and Design: The study was conducted at Government Head Quarters Hospital Erode from June 2012 to July 2012 for the period of one month. True experimental factorial design was used in this study. Materials and Methods: Purposive sampling technique was used to collect the data among twenty anxiety patients in which ten in each experimental group with previous history of suicidal attempt. Pretest and posttest was done by using modified Ivan W. Miller’s suicidal ideation scale. Experimental group I received verbal no suicidal agreement as an intervention simultaneously experimental group II received written no suicidal agreement as an intervention. Results: The study shows that the paired t test score for group one was (23.15) and group two was (18.25). When compared with written no suicidal agreement, verbal no suicidal agreement was more effective among anxiety patients. Among the demographic variables only previous history of suicide showed significant association. Conclusion: Verbal vs written no suicidal agreements can be used in clinical practice in order to overcome the suicidal ideation among anxiety patients.
KEYWORDS:
Verbal no suicidal agreement, Written no suicidal agreement, suicidal ideation, anxiety patients.
Cite:
Sampoornam W., Anjohns J., Jibi Mariamma Mathew, Jebasonia Y. , Jinila P. , Sreejith, A. Arvin BabuCompare Efficiency of Verbal Vs Written No Suicidal Agreement on Suicidal Ideation among Anxiety Patients. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 3(4): Oct.-Dec., 2013; Page 233-236.
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