Psychosocial Well-Being of the Adolescents in Westlock: a Research Report

This research was conducted to determine: 1) levels of psychosocial functioning of Westlock adolescents; 2) problems facing these adolescents; & 3) the types of services that are needed to better serve this population. 268 students participated. Results indicate that this group of students had less favourable psychological profiles reporting an average of 28 symptoms each.[…]

Suicide Ideation Among Adolescents in Westlock

The prevalence of suicidal thoughts & factors related to ideation were examined in a sample of 268 students. Only 39.2% of respondents did not report having any thoughts of committing suicide. Psychological variables found to be significantly related to suicidal ideation included anxiety, self-esteem & depression. Consistent with other research, females in this study were[…]