Identifying mental health elements among technical university students using fuzzy Delphi method

Pua , P. K. and Lee, M. F. and Lai, C. S. (2017) Identifying mental health elements among technical university students using fuzzy Delphi method. In: International Research and Innovation Summit (IRIS2017), 6-7 May 2017, Kings Green Hotel, Melaka.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/226/1/012189

Abstract

Mental health is a part of our daily life that is often experienced. As a student, mental health issue often encounters a variety of difficult challenges at the higher education institution. A student with good mental health can handle and cope the normal stress of life, capable work productivity, enhance academic performance and able to make contribute to the community. However, rapidly transformation and changing of society have been impacted on students’ mental health, and it will be deteriorated and negatively impact on students if it absence of preventive controlled. This study aimed to identify the element of mental health among the technical university students. A total of 11 experts were selected to analyze the fuzziness consensus of experts. All collected data was analysed by using the fuzzy Delphi method. The result shows that there are 4 elements of 8 elements that fulfil the requirement consensus of experts, which threshold value is equal and less than 0.2, the percentage of the expert group is more than 75%. The four elements were depression, anxiety, stress, and fear are often experienced by technical university students. In conclusion, precocious actions have to be taken by university and counselling centre, parents and non-government organization in order to mitigate the mental health problem faced by students to improve the quality lifestyle of university student.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB3401 School hygiene. School health services
Divisions:Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
ID Code:10396
Deposited By:Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Deposited On:29 Aug 2018 09:13
Last Modified:29 Aug 2018 09:13

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