MODERATING ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUICIDAL IDEATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING AMONG PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

  • Syeda Naila Andleeb Foundation University, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Sadaf Ahsan Foundation University, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Sadaf Zaheer Foundation University, Islamabad Pakistan
Keywords: Adults, Mental health, Psychological distress, Psychological wellbeing, Suicidal ideation, Youth

Abstract

Objective: To determine the relationship between suicidal ideation and psychological wellbeing and also to investigate the moderating role of psychological distress on the relationship between suicidal ideation and psychological well being.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: Artificial Limbs Centre, Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi, from Feb 2016 to Nov 2016.

Methodology: The sample comprised of 150 people with physical disabilities. The Modified Scale was used to assess the Suicidal Ideation and The Mental Health Inventory was used to measure psychological wellbeing and psychological distress. Moderation analysis was explored through PROCESS macro.

Result: Results showed that suicidal ideation negatively correlated with psychological well-being (r=-0.16, p<0.05) whereas, the psychological distress was positively correlated with suicidal ideation (r=0.20, p<0.05) and negatevely correlated with psychological-wellbeing (r=-0.68, p<0.01). Results also revealed that psychological distress significantly moderated relationship between suicidal ideation and psychological well-being i.e. {β=0.22, F (2,147) = 65.54, p<0.01}. The variance explained by model was 47.9% (ΔR²=0.479).

Conclusion: The present study is an initiative to contribute in literature regarding physical disability in Pakistan and will also be helpful in developing programs for them at local level to increase the institutional support by involving their families.

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Published
2020-12-15
How to Cite
Andleeb, S., Ahsan, S., & Zaheer, S. (2020). MODERATING ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUICIDAL IDEATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING AMONG PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. PAFMJ, 70(6), 1728-33. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/5870
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