Factors Related to Psychological Help-Seeking Behavior among First-Year College Student

Cici Siti Widya Astuti, Iqbal Pramukti, Efri Widianti


Psychological Help-Seeking Behavior is an action taken in seeking psychological help from others to solve the problem at hand. This study aims to determine factors related to psychological help-seeking behavior among first-year college students. This study is a descriptive-correlation study with an approach cross-sectional. The sample was taken using proportionate stratified random sampling, with 144 participants based on the G-Power calculation. The instruments used are General Help-Seeking Questionnaire (GHSQ) and Actual Help Seeking Questionnaire (AHSQ), data analysis using univariate and bivariate (chi-square). In this research, there is a relationship between age factor and gender factor with psychological help-seeking behavior with a p-value (< 0.05). Most of the first-year students perform psychological help-seeking behavior in the future and currently, while other factors in this research did not have a significant relationship both in the future, past and present. This can happen due to the unbalanced number of sample proportions. 


Demographic characteristics; Nursing Student; Help seeking behavior; Source of help

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17509/jpki.v7i2.40102


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