Mental Health and Attitude Towards Seeking Psychological Help Among Males and Females: A Comparative Study
Keywords:Mental Health, Attitude Towards Seeking Psychological Help, Self-Stigma for Seeking Help, Youth
AbstractThe National Youth Policy, 2014 defined youth as individuals between the age group of 20-24 years and it is the most vulnerable phase where mental illnesses are most prevalent (Mathers, 2006). Attitude towards seeking psychological help is defined as the openness towards help seeking and the value given to professional help (Fischer & Turner, 1970). The present study aims to explore the differences between males and females on Mental Health and Attitude towards seeking psychological help. As exploratory research, the study was conducted on 61 males and 61 female participants between the age group 20-24 years using purposive sampling technique and tools used were General health questionnaire and Attitude towards seeking psychological help scale. The results indicated that males and females do not differ on mental health and females were found to have positive attitude towards seeking psychological help.
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Vandana Pandey, & Dr. Juhi Deshmukh. (2022). Mental Health and Attitude Towards Seeking Psychological Help Among Males and Females: A Comparative Study. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.002
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