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Non-suicidal Self-injury And Social Influence

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dc.contributor.author Driggers, Terin Marie en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-01T21:29:06Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-01T21:29:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-01
dc.date.submitted January 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10801 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/5171
dc.description.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. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Aguirre, Regina en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title Non-suicidal Self-injury And Social Influence en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Aguirre, Regina en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US

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