This study aims to investigate Positive Psychotherapy (PPT) perspective on Suicide. Are there significant differences between PPT’s core structures of adults with or without suicidal thoughts? Are there significant relationships between suicidal probability and PPT structures of adults with suicidal thoughts? 253 volunteers participated in the study. WIPPF inventory and Suicide Probability Scale were used. We conducted Independent T test and linear multiple regression analysis on SPSS. Results showed PPT structures and suicide ideation, and probability are related on various levels and sub dimensions. These core structures differ between adults with or without suicidal thoughts. PPT structures predicted suicide probability for adults with suicidal thoughts. We elaborated on results based on literature and provided some suggestions.

Keywords: Suicide, positive psychotherapy, suicidal thoughts, suicide probability.


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BIRNI, G., & ERYILMAZ, A. (2022). POSITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY PERSPECTIVE ON SUICIDE: INVESTIGATING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND SUICIDE PROBABILITY . Turkish International Journal of Special Education and Guidance & Counselling ISSN: 1300-7432, 11(2), 135–148. Retrieved from https://tijseg.org/index.php/tijseg/article/view/173



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