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dc.contributor.advisorWalsh, Margareten
dc.contributor.authorGavin, Caitrionaen
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-08T13:10:20Z
dc.date.available2015-01-08T13:10:20Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationGavin, C. (2014). Evaluating differences in attitudes to mental illness, self-efficacy and stress, post transition-year intervention programme. Higher Diploma in Arts in Psychology, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/2221
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of school-based intervention programmes on attitudes to mental health, self-efficacy and stress in adolescents. Sixty, 15-17 year olds, who completed the Positive Mental Health intervention programme, were administered three tests; perceived stress scale, self-efficacy scale and a pop quiz on mental health, both pre- and post-intervention. This is a repeated measures design with the Positive Mental Health (PMH) Transition Year Programme as the intervention. Results were significant for self-efficacy which showed increased scores of post-intervention. While there was a reduction in mean scores for stress, they were not significant. No difference was found in tested knowledge of mental illness. The study showed that the intervention programme is effective in increasing self-efficacy. Author keywords: Intervention, secondary school students, stress, self-efficacy, mental health, attitudes, copingen
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dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.subjectEducationen
dc.titleEvaluating differences in attitudes to mental illness, self-efficacy and stress, post transition-year intervention programmeen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
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dc.type.degreenameHigher Diploma in Arts in Psychologyen
dc.type.degreelevelHigher Diplomaen


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