Promoting Positive Mental Health among Students in Malaysia
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 73-82
Received: Apr. 29, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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Che Rozaniza Azizan, Dept. of Foundations of Education (Educational Psychology), Faculty of Educational Studies, University of Putra Malaysia, Selangor
Asbah Razali, Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Putra Malaysia, Selangor
Rajalingam Pillai, School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor
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This article examines analytic issues in research on mental health affecting the students in Malaysia. The review notes the continued move in briefing on the definition of mental health and mental health manner in promoting healthy secondary school students in Malaysia. At the point, parents and teachers are the individuals identified to perform this heavy duty and their collaboration is vital in promoting positive mental health among the students. Thus, the discussion will include definition of mental health, types of mental illness and appropriate measures taken to promote mental health, particularly among students in Malaysia.
Mental Health, Students, Malaysia, Mental Illness, Promote Mental Health
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Che Rozaniza Azizan, Asbah Razali, Rajalingam Pillai, Promoting Positive Mental Health among Students in Malaysia, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013, pp. 73-82. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20130202.18
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