Influence of Self-Concept On Psychological Adjustment and Mental Health Status of Undergraduate Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State

Issue: 2, Volume: 1, Year: 2020

Influence of Self-Concept On Psychological Adjustment and Mental Health Status of Undergraduate Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State

Date of Publication : 31, Dec, 2020

Date Of Acceptance : 15 Dec, 2020

Author: OYELAMI, Mutiu Akinkunmi (BNsc, PGDE, M.Sc (in-view), RN, RM)

Co Author: DR. ADEDUGBE BENJAMIN O.

Area of research / Subject: Influence of Self-Concept On Psychological Adjustment and Mental Health Status of Undergraduate Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State

The study examined influence of self-concept on psychological adjustment and mental health status of undergraduate students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State. This study was a descriptive cross-sectional design which employed quantitative survey. The study population comprised of all undergraduate students aged of 16-24 from the Faculty of Education, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko. A multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select 315 undergraduate students that participated in the study. A research instrument was used to collect data on patterns of psychosocial adjustment of students, self-concept and mental health status. The face and content validity of the instruments were determined by experts in Nursing Science and Tests & Measurement. The instrument was said to have facial relevance and concerned with the subject matter, it claimed to measure. The reliability of the instrument was analysed using Cronbach Alpha. A co-efficient value of 0.812 was obtained. The responses obtained were collated and analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study revealed that there was moderate level of pattern of psychosocial adjustment by students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. In addition, there was influence of self-concept on the psychosocial and mental health of Adekunle Ajasin University students. It was recommended among others that there should be increased awareness of self- concept among the students through seminar, workshop, and symposium.

Keywords: Self-Concept, Psychological Adjustment, Mental Health, Undergraduate,

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Author(s), OYELAMI, Mutiu Akinkunmi (BNsc, PGDE, M.Sc (in-view), RN, RM), DR. ADEDUGBE BENJAMIN O. , (2020). “Influence of Self-Concept On Psychological Adjustment and Mental Health Status of Undergraduate Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State”, Name of the Journal: International Journal of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, (IJMNHS.COM), P, 42 –49.  DOI: www.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4406974 ,  Issue: 2, Vol.: 1, Article: 5, Month: December, Year: 2020. Retrieved from https://www.ijmnhs.com/all-issues/

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Keywords : Self-Concept, Psychological Adjustment, Mental Health, Undergraduate,

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Number: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4406974

Serial: 5 Download Page: 42-49

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