Psychological Help-Seeking Attitude and Locus of Control among College Student

Muna Al-Bahrani

Abstract


This study investigated psychological help-seeking attitude and its relation to gender, year in college, accommodation, and locus of control among college students. A total of 152 students (55.3% female and 44.7% male) participated in this study. Self-report data on psychological help-seeking attitude and locus of control scale were assessed. Results showed participants held positive attitude towards help-seeking. Help-seeking attitude did not vary by gender, year in college, and accommodation. Significant contribution attributed to locus of control. Externally locus of control type participants indicated more positive help-seeking attitude than internally type.

 


Keywords


Help- seeking attitude, locus of control, students.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jeps.vol8iss4pp596-604

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