Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Opinions About Mental Illness Among Primary School Teacher Trainees in Kenya

    Eunice Jemalel Nyavanga, Maurice Barasa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 62-68
    Received: 2 May 2016
    Accepted: 20 May 2016
    Published: 1 June 2016
    Abstract: This study aimed to determine and document the opinions about mental illness among public primary teacher trainees in Kenya. Convenience sampling was used to identify four public teacher colleges out of the twenty. Self-administered demographic questionnaire and opinions about mental illness scale were presented to the participants to collect data.... Show More
  • Attitudes Towards Professional Psychological Help Seeking Among Young Adults in Kenya: Case Study of Public Teacher Training Colleges

    Eunice Jemalel Nyavanga, Mourice Barasa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 69-76
    Received: 31 May 2016
    Accepted: 7 June 2016
    Published: 18 June 2016
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine the attitudes towards professional psychological help seeking among young adults in Kenya. A self completed questionnaire made up of demographic characteristics and Attitudes towards Professional Psychological Help Seeking scale (ATPPHS) was used to collect data from 2777 young adults training in four se... Show More