Suicidal Tendencies As A Mediating Variable In The Relationship Between Future Anxiety And Learned Helplessness Among University Students

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Anas Ramadan Al-Masry


The current study aimed to examine the effect of suicidal tendencies as a mediating variable in the relationship between future anxiety and learned helplessness among university students. The sample consisted of (400) students, of them (140) males and (260) females who were selected randomly. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher used three measures, the Future Anxiety Scale prepared by the learned helplessness Scale prepared after verifying their psychometric properties. The results of the study showed that the prevalence of suicidal tendencies among university students was moderate. The field "Suicidal ideation," rank first, and the field of "Readiness to commit suicide ranked last.” The findings also showed that the prevalence of learned helplessness among participants was of a moderate degree; the field of "low self-esteem," rank first, and the field of “low motivation” ranked last.

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