Perception of Medical Health College Students Toward Mental Health

Authors

  • Wiwik Widiyawati1 , Ah Yusuf2 , Indra Fajar Ibnu3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1481

Keywords:

mental health, medical students, cognition, affection, conation

Abstract

Background: Mental health is a major that often gets bad perception. Bad perceptions of mental health

often occur in special populations (students). It is necessary to measure student perceptions to describe their

perceptions regarding mental health

Objective : To describe student perceptions (aspects of cognition, aspects of affection and aspects of

conation) about mental health.

Method: This study uses quantitative method with descriptive approach. The sample of this study are 100

college students of Public health major in UIN Alauddin, Makassar,

Result: In general, cognitive aspect of respondents is positive, as well as psychomotoric and affection

aspect.

Conclusion : Students’ perceptions related to mental health after measurement tend to be good for all three

aspects (cognition, affection and conation) without one statement having the largest negative percentage.

Author Biography

Wiwik Widiyawati1 , Ah Yusuf2 , Indra Fajar Ibnu3

1 Doctoral Degree Student of Faculty of Public Health Unair Surabaya, Lecturer of Faculty of Public Health,

Universitas Muhammadiyah, Gresik, Indonesia, 2 Faculty of Ners, Universitas Airlangga (60115), Surabaya,

Indonesia, 3Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Wiwik Widiyawati1 , Ah Yusuf2 , Indra Fajar Ibnu3. (2020). Perception of Medical Health College Students Toward Mental Health. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 695-700. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1481

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