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Tinjauan terhadap kemurungan dalam kalangan pelajar di Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Paisan, Mohd Farhan 'Uzair (2008) Tinjauan terhadap kemurungan dalam kalangan pelajar di Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.


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Depression is one of the spreading mental illnesses nowadays and it is also affecting the university students. Without proper action, students will have the tendency to lead to a critical stage towards the attempt to commit suicide. A survey research is done to determine and comprehend the depression sustained among students in Universiti Tun Hussien Onn Malaysia, Batu Pahat, Johor. This study focuses on three factors that cause the depression such as lethargy factor, cognitive and emotion factor, and academic motivation factor. The student actions in overcoming the depression is investigated base on positive actions and negative actions. A number o f 366 students from six faculties have been chosen randomly as the respondent of the study. The questionnaire used is adapted from the University Student Depression Inventory (Khawaja et al., 2006). The data collected is analyzed using the Statistical Packages for Social Science Version 16 (SPSS v 16) to obtain the frequency, percentage and mean score. Descriptive analysis method is used to acquire the frequency, percentage, and mean score. From the study, it is found that the main factor that causes depression is lethargy factor, followed by academic motivation factor, and cognitive and emotion factor. The level of overall student's depression is low. The actions that are taken by students are more converging towards positive actions compared to negative actions. As the conclusion, the overall UTHM's students' depression level is low and they act positively in overcoming depression. There are several ideas and opinions proposed for further actions at the end of the research.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Depositing User: Faizul Sahari
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2011 07:50
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2019 04:37
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/1175
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