INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


EXAMINATION OF HOPELESSNESS AND EMOTION REGULATION JUDICIAL CASES OF TEENAGERS BROUGHT TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT UNIT

This study aims to hopelessness levels of judicial teenagers and their emotion regulation status. The study has been carried out on 76 judicial cases of teenagers brought to the Department of Child Development Unit in Educational Research Hospital in Turkey. Beck Hopelessness Scale, Emotion Regulation scale for Teenagers, and Personal Data form were used as a data collection tool. Statistical analyses of the study which was carried out with quantitative research techniques were erformed through SPSS 20.0[1] program. Pearson Correlation Analysis is used to detect the relationship between scale points. In the whole study, the type-I error value is taken as %5 and p<0, 05 value is considered statistically significant. While hopelessness points of the teenagers show significant difference according to their education level; it is determined that it doesn’t show difference regarding sex, academic success, type of the crime claimed, it's being alone or not in this crime, the involvement of any crime before, having a unity of family or not, educational level of the parents, the involvement of anyone from the family in a crime. While general emotion regulation points of teenagers differ significantly regarding sex; it is stated that the emotion regulation points don’t differ regarding their educational level of the teenager, its academic success, type of the crime claimed, being alone or not in the claimed crime, the involvement of any crime before, having a unity of the family, the involvement of anyone from the family in a crime. The study had found no significant relationship between the overall score of emotion regulation and score of hopelessness.

 

 



Keywords
Emotion regulation, judicial case, teenager, hopelessness



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