Volume 1, Issue 34 (5-2009)                   CPAP 2009, 1(34): 51-60 | Back to browse issues page

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Yaghubi H, Melyani M, Tavoli A. The University Students' Knowledge of Mental Health Problems and the Psychological Services Offered and Their Attitude Toward Them as Predictors of Seeking Professional Psychological Help. CPAP. 2009; 1 (34) :51-60
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-357-en.html

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of college students' mental health and their attitudes toward mental health problems and the related services, in seeking professional psychological help. The sample consisted of 150 students of Shahed and Amir Kabir universities. The participants were divided into 3 groups:Normal Group= NG, Help Seeking Group= HSG and Non help Seeking Group= NHSG. They were tested by the GHQ–28 inventory and a researcher-made questionnaires and Attitude toward, i.e,. Knowledge of Mental Health Problem, and Services them (KAMHPSS). The results indicated that: 1) NHSG has more mental health problems than HSG, 2) NHSG has less knowledge and more negative attitude compared the two other groups, 3) HSG has more knowledge and positive attitude than NG. Finally, the female students showed more favorable attitudes than males.
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