Behavior Seeking Psychological Assistance to Students of Sultan Agung Islamic University Semarang Perilaku Mencari Bantuan Psikologis Pada Mahasiswa Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang
- Attitude of Seeking Psychological Help,
- Mental Health
Mental health problems in Indonesia are still not widely handled. Students are considered to be a segment that is prone to mental health problems because they are experiencing various changes and role transitions towards maturity. Untreated mental health problems will result in decreased productivity and barriers to achieving their potential, both for sufferers and their families. One of the things that affects the management of mental health problems is the behavior of seeking psychological help, in which many people do not know where to get psychological help and there are various psychological barriers to seeking help. This study aims to determine the behavior of seeking psychological assistance among students of the Sultan Agung Islamic University class of 2018, a total of 692 people obtained through cluster sampling. This research instrument is a questionnaire which aims to find out 1) what is done for the first time when facing a problem, 2) a figure who is asked for help when facing a problem, 3) knowledge of where to meet a psychologist, and 4) a willingness to tell a problem to a psychologist. The results of the descriptive analysis showed that 38.1% of respondents tried to solve the problems themselves, the figures who were asked for the most help were family, close friends, and Allah / ustadz, 67.3% of respondents did not know where to find a psychologist, and 43% of respondents hesitated to share the problem with a psychologist.
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