Self-Injury in Adolescents: Is There a Role for Self- Forgiveness?

  • Indah Pradipta Acintya Fatah Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Herlan Pratikto Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Suhadianto Suhadianto Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya


The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Self- Forgiveness and Self-Injury behavior tendencies in adolescents. The subjects in this study were 110 adolescents with male and female genders domiciled in Surabaya with criteria aged 12-21 years. The sampling technique in this study is using Incidental Sampling. The data analysis technique in this study used IBM Statistics version 25 for Windows. The results of thecorrelation test of the non-parametric technique Spearman Rho with a correlation coefficient of -0.480 were obtained with a significance level of 0.000 (<0.01). In the results of the correlation test of this study, it can be concluded that there is a negative correlation with a strong level of relationship between the variables Self-Forgiveness and Self-Injury. This means that the higher the Self-Forgiveness, the lower the tendency of Self-Injury behavior in adolescents and vice versa, the lower the Self- Forgiveness, the higher the tendency of Self- Injury behavior in adolescents.


Keywords: Adolescent ; Self-Forgiveness; Self-Injury


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