THE EFFECTS OF PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL METHODS ON COLLEGE STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD PTSD

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Zaujatul Amna; Hsiu-Chen Lin
Department of Psychology of Medicine Faculty, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia
Department of Psychology in Counseling and Clinical Psychologist, Asia Univeristy, Taiwan

Abstract
This study investigated the effectiveness of psycho-education methods on college students’ attitudes toward post traumatic stress disorder. Analysis of results indicated that lecturing was the most effective psycho-educational method to obtain attitudinal changes. The effects of psycho-education methods of a short-duration intervention for college students' positive attitudes toward PTSD. Findings from the study led to the results that a short-duration of psycho-education intervention on PTSD effectively increases college students' attitudes toward post traumatic stress disorder, reduces negative attitudes towards PTSD.

Keywords: Psychoeducation Methods, PTSD, Students