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【6h】College students and help-seeking behavior: How students make the final decision to seek counseling services.

机译大学生和寻求帮助的行为:学生如何最终决定寻求咨询服务。

【摘要】This qualitative, phenomenological study examined the self-reported help-seeking behavior of students who were currently in counseling and/or students who had recently received counseling services at a college counseling center. The study investigated what students identified as the factors related to their help-seeking behavior and how they described the influence these factors had on their final decision to seek counseling. Research indicates that college students experience a great deal of stress, but few seek the formal support of counseling services (Hunt & Eisenberg, 2010; Gallagher 2010). Current research on help-seeking for counseling services is mostly quantitative, and focuses on a limited number of variables at one time, such as gender or level of psychological distress (Oliver, Reed, Katz, & Haugh, 1999; Gonzalez, Alegria, & Priboda, 2000). Furthermore, most research consists of surveying college students as a whole, not those particular students who have utilized psychological services. Studies such as these investigate attitudes regarding intended help-seeking behavior instead of actual help-seeking behavior. Intended and actual behavior most often differ (Vogel & Wester, 2003). A qualitative analysis was needed to reveal a more accurate depiction of the decision making process employed by college students when seeking counseling.;Eleven participants from two different universities were recruited to meet individually with the researcher for a semi-structured interview and were encouraged to reflect on as many factors as they could recall that influenced their decision to seek counseling. Participants were recruited via advertisements posted in public areas of college counseling centers. Phenomenological data was analyzed for relevant themes explaining the process of seeking counseling from the client's perspective. Improved understanding of the reasons young adults seek help will: (a) enable therapists to develop more targeted promotion of services, (b) reduce potential barriers to those seeking mental health treatment, especially underserved or disenfranchised populations, and (c) accurately address the concerns of new clients.

【摘要机译】这项定性的现象学研究检查了目前正在接受辅导的学生和/或最近在大学辅导中心接受过辅导服务的学生的自我报告的寻求帮助行为。该研究调查了哪些学生被认为是与他们寻求帮助行为有关的因素,以及他们如何描述这些因素对他们最终寻求辅导的决定的影响。研究表明,大学生承受着很大的压力,但很少有人寻求辅导服务的正式支持(Hunt&Eisenberg,2010; Gallagher 2010)。当前有关咨询服务寻求帮助的研究大多是定量的,并且一次只关注数量有限的变量,例如性别或心理困扰水平(Oliver,Reed,Katz和Haugh,1999; Gonzalez,Alegria和Priboda,2000年)。此外,大多数研究包括对大学生进行整体调查,而不是对那些利用心理服务的特殊学生进行调查。诸如此类的研究调查了关于预期的求助行为而不是实际的求助行为的态度。预期行为和实际行为通常会有所不同(Vogel&Wester,2003年)。需要定性分析以揭示大学生在寻求咨询时所采用的决策过程的更准确描述。招募了来自两所不同大学的11名参与者与研究人员分别进行了半结构化访谈,并鼓励他们反思他们会回想起许多因素,从而影响了他们寻求咨询的决定。通过在大学咨询中心公共区域张贴的广告招募了参与者。分析了现象学数据的相关主题,从客户的角度解释了寻求咨询的过程。更好地了解年轻人寻求帮助的原因将:(a)使治疗师能够更有针对性地促进服务的发展;(b)减少寻求心理健康治疗的人(尤其是服务水平低下或被剥夺权利的人群)的潜在障碍;以及(c)准确解决新客户的担忧。

【作者】Hoey, Susan.;

【作者单位】Chestnut Hill College.;

【年(卷),期】2014(),

【年度】2014

【页码】137 p.

【总页数】137

【正文语种】eng

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