Non-suicidal Self-injury And Social Influence

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Title: Non-suicidal Self-injury And Social Influence
Author: Driggers, Terin Marie
Abstract: The researcher conducted an online survey through social networking sites and online college /university communications to identify the relationship between social influence (e .g . peer acceptance , media exposure ) and NSSI behaviors among undergraduate and graduate students from participating colleges and universities in the United States . Descriptive statistics and chi -square analyses were utilized to analyze the research objectives and a Pearson's correlation coefficient indicated that a positive , direct relationship was found between social influence and NSSI , but it was weak and not statistically significant (r= .20 , p= .12 ) . Implications and recommendations for future research as well as practice are discussed .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5171
Date: 2010-11-01

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Non-suicidal Self-injury And Social Influence. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5171 .

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