Data Analysis and Application for Unit 9 Essay

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Data Analysis and Application Unit 9

Section 1
The research article writer used for this assignment was one on heavy metal music and adolescent suicidality. The participants were adolescents in high school, 121, between tenth to twelfth graders from the Midwest. The scales of measurement that were used in this study were,RFL(Reasons for Living Inventory, a music survey, and SRQ (Suicidal Risk Questionnaire).The journal article is relevant to my area of specialization, of child and adolescent developmental psychology, because it involves adolescents and their well-being.
Section 2
The researchers in the article used ANOVA, they hypotheses that heavy metal fans had weaker reasons for living, overall, than
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Data Analysis and Application Unit 9

Section 1
The research article writer used for this assignment was one on heavy metal music and adolescent suicidality. The participants were adolescents in high school, 121, between tenth to twelfth graders from the Midwest. The scales of measurement that were used in this study were,RFL(Reasons for Living Inventory, a music survey, and SRQ (Suicidal Risk Questionnaire).The journal article is relevant to my area of specialization, of child and adolescent developmental psychology, because it involves adolescents and their well-being.
Section 2
The researchers in the article used ANOVA, they hypotheses that heavy metal fans had weaker reasons for living, overall, than non-fans, and that female fans showed more extreme negative patterns (Scheel & Westefeld, 1999). They used the rating scales to determine the adolescents likes of music, and also, to discover self-reported suicidal risk, and also their mood before, during, and after listening to the music. Also, the amount of time listening to music was also asked of the participants. The RFL scores are found to be significant predictors of suicidal ideation among 14 to 19 year olds in regression, analysis, with depression, hopelessness, substance abuse, life stress, and loneliness(Scheel&Westefeld,1999).The SRQ had the participants rate their current, past and possible future suicidal risk.
Section 3
Writer’s research question that relates to this article

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