نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 گروه روانشناسی تربیتی و مشاوره، دانشگاه تهران، تهران، ایران
2 گروه مشاوره، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد یزد، یزد، ایران؛
3 گروه روانشناسی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد کاشان، کاشان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Sexual orientation is the level of sexual, emotional attraction and romantic love to another person, and someone who this orientation in his or her is toward the people of same sex, is homosexual. Homosexuals experience many challenges, and suicide rates have always been high in them. Therefore, it is important to identify the underlying causes of suicide in homosexuals. So the purpose of this research was to forecasting suicide ideation based on mental health in homosexual men. Materials and methods: The method was correlational and participants included gays who went to counseling center in 1398 and 200 out of them were chosen as a research sample through the available sampling method. Research instruments included Beck Suicide Scale Ideation Questionnaire and Anxiety, Depression and Stress Questionnaire (DASS-21). Results: There was a positive and significant correlation between depression, anxiety and stress with suicidal ideation (P<0/01). Depression variables (P<0/01, β-0/42) and stress (P<0/01, β-0/24) forecasted suicide ideation variable, but anxiety variable couldn't forecast suicide ideation (P> 0/05. conclusions: It can be concluded this group experiences many psycho-emotional challenges such as stress, depression, guilty and frustration that can be caused by their sexual orientation, taboo issue or even criminality, that these challenges have increased the tendency to commit suicide in this group, so to preventing suicide and reduce that challenges of this group, it is recommended experts pay attention to appropriate functions.