Psychological Distress among Emerging Adults: A Descriptive Study
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- Psychological distress; College students; Emerging adulthood
University is a place where individuals obtain knowledge and experience. During their study, many college students may experience issues related with being independent to deal with life challenges. This period is known as emerging adulthood. Learning to be independent in dealing with life challenges may lead to psychological distress in their daily life. The aim of this study is to describe psychological distress among emerging adults. This study involved 210 undergraduate and postgraduate students in Indonesia using an online survey. It was found that most of the subjects have a moderate level of psychological distress (M= 2.98). Psychological distress has two dimensions, the first dimension called factor of depression with M=2.95, it showed that most of the subjects have a moderate level of depression. The second dimension is factor of anxiety with M=3.04, it means that most of the subjects have a moderate level of anxiety.
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TY - CONF AU - Frida Condinata AU - Monty P. Satiadarma AU - P. Tommy Y. S. Suyasa PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/01 TI - Psychological Distress among Emerging Adults: A Descriptive Study BT - Proceedings of the 1st Tarumanagara International Conference on Medicine and Health (TICMIH 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 195 EP - 198 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.033 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.033 ID - Condinata2021 ER -