evidence based research


  1. Read chapters 7 and 8 in Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Method Approaches (2018), and chapters 4 and 8 in Practical Research: Planning and Design (2016).
  2. Respond to the following:
    1. Post your quantitative question (quantitative question in my literature review is: Is there is a correlation between attempted suicide in adolescents and bullying).
    2. Describe your proposed data collection tool.

c.Complete the table below


    1. Using your research question (is there a correlation between attempted suicide in adolescents and bullying) and the articles listed below, complete the Proposal Summary below (table below)

1.)Alavi, N., Reshetukha, T., Prost, E., Antoniak, K., Patel, C., Sajid, S., & Groll, D. (2017). Relationship between Bullying and Suicidal Behaviour in Youth presenting to the Emergency Department. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 26(2), 70–77. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC55109…

2.)Thomas, H.J., Connor, J.P., Lawrence, D.M., Hafekost, J.M., Zubrick, S.R., & Scott, J.G. (2017). Prevalence and correlates of bullying victimisation and perpetration in a nationally representative sample of Australian youths. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51(9), 909‐920. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867417707819

3). Williams, S. G., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Wornell, C., & Finnegan, H. (2017). Adolescents transitioning to high school: Sex differences in bullying victimization associated with depressive symptoms, suicide ideation, and suicide attempts. Journal of School Nursing, 33(6), 467-479. doi: 10.1177/1059840516686840

Proposal Summary

Based on your review of the literature, list below the components of your proposed research study.



The topic of inquiry, description of the problem, and the aspect which has not been studied

Definitions as described in the literature

Key words/terms/phrases

Quantitative research question

Independent and dependent variables

Research designs / methodology

Theoretical framework, concept or model

Population / potential subjects

Data collection instrument or tool (if any)

Statistics to use on the data to answer proposed question

Key considerations related to the problem and/or question

Rationale for the study/approach

    1. Use Dr. Finger’s Chart of Statistical Tests and determine what statistical tests you would select to demonstrate the answer(s) to your problem, subproblems, and research question. Be sure and refer to the studies related to your topic found in and post at least one test to use on your data along with your rationale.

    1. What interpretive criteria would you use to give meaning and significance to your findings?

    1. What if your findings do not support your hypothesis or hunch?
    2. Provide at least three references in APA format.