Factors That Influence Mental Illness Among Students in Public Universities

Authors

  • Nathera Kandasamy
  • Indraah Kolandaisamy
  • Nur Aisyah Tukiman
  • Fursan Wajdi Kusairi Khalil Kusairi
  • Sofea Iman Amir Sjarif
  • Mohammad Syaffi Syazani Shahrul Nizar

Keywords:

Mental Illness, Financial, Health, Social Relations, Public University

Abstract

This study is about the interrelations between three factors which are financial distress, health condition and social relation with mental illness among students in Universiti Utara Malaysia. Mental illness affects individuals feeling, mood as well as thinking processes. This condition eventually disturbs the ability and functions that relates towards others. People with same diagnosis face different experience. A mental illness is not based on one specific event, therefore may include a stressful job or home life, victim of a crime, entering the college life or workforce, marriage, children, divorce, job changes or a job loss. Statistical Package software for Social Science (SPSS) Version 25.0 was used to analyse the data. Results showed that financial distress, health condition and social relation have a positive relationship towards mental illness.

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Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Kandasamy, N. ., Kolandaisamy, I. ., Tukiman, N. A. ., Kusairi, F. W. K. K. ., Sjarif, S. I. A. ., & Nizar, M. S. S. S. . (2020). Factors That Influence Mental Illness Among Students in Public Universities. Journal of Business and Economic Analysis, 3(1), 77-90. Retrieved from http://jbea-sbe.org/index.php/jbea/article/view/30