Direct Self-Injurious Behavior (D-SIB) and Life Events among Vocational School and High School Students
AbstractAlthough several studies have recently assessed direct self-injurious behavior (D-SIB) among adolescents, it is still understudied in adolescents attending vocational schools: an educational setting generally associated with lower socioeconomic status. After extending the “Saving and Empowering Young Lives in Europe” (SEYLE) project to a vocational school population, we examined their D-SIB and life event characteristics compared to the high school population. SEYLE’s Hungarian randomly selected high school sample (N = 995) was completed with a randomly selected vocational school sample (N = 140) in Budapest, Hungary. Participants aged 14–17 years completed the SEYLE project’s self-administered questionnaires. D-SIB lifetime prevalence was significantly higher (29.4%) in the vocational school group compared to the high school group (17.2%) (Χ2(1) = 12.231, p< 0.001). D-SIB was associated with suicidal ideation in the vocational school group. Different life events were more frequent in the high school than in the vocational school group, and associations between D-SIB and life events differed in the vocational school group compared to the high school group. In conclusion, vocational school students are a vulnerable population with a higher prevalence of D-SIB compared to high school students. Life events and their association with D-SIB also differ in vocational school students compared to high school students. Taking all these into account might contribute to prevention/intervention designed for this population. View Full-Text
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Horváth, L.O.; Balint, M.; Ferenczi-Dallos, G.; Farkas, L.; Gadoros, J.; Gyori, D.; Kereszteny, A.; Meszaros, G.; Szentivanyi, D.; Velo, S.; Sarchiapone, M.; Carli, V.; Wasserman, C.; Hoven, C.W.; Wasserman, D.; Balazs, J. Direct Self-Injurious Behavior (D-SIB) and Life Events among Vocational School and High School Students. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 1068.
Horváth LO, Balint M, Ferenczi-Dallos G, Farkas L, Gadoros J, Gyori D, Kereszteny A, Meszaros G, Szentivanyi D, Velo S, Sarchiapone M, Carli V, Wasserman C, Hoven CW, Wasserman D, Balazs J. Direct Self-Injurious Behavior (D-SIB) and Life Events among Vocational School and High School Students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018; 15(6):1068.Chicago/Turabian Style
Horváth, Lili O.; Balint, Maria; Ferenczi-Dallos, Gyongyver; Farkas, Luca; Gadoros, Julia; Gyori, Dora; Kereszteny, Agnes; Meszaros, Gergely; Szentivanyi, Dora; Velo, Szabina; Sarchiapone, Marco; Carli, Vladimir; Wasserman, Camilla; Hoven, Christina W.; Wasserman, Danuta; Balazs, Judit. 2018. "Direct Self-Injurious Behavior (D-SIB) and Life Events among Vocational School and High School Students." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 15, no. 6: 1068.
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