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Life Satisfaction And Its Relationship Between Mental Health Among Orphan Adolescents

Volume 5 - Issue 9, September 2022 Edition
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Sanurizwanie Mat Sahad, Zakaria Mohamad, Madihah Mohd Shukri
Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Orphan Adolescents
This study aims to examine the relationship between life satisfaction and mental health among orphan adolescents in Malaysia. The sample comprised of 240 orphan adolescents selected through the multistage sampling method. The validated malay version of Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) and Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale 21 Items (DASS21) used in this study to measure life satisfaction and mental health among orphan adolescents. This correlation analysis showed that there have significant relationship between life satisfaction and depression, anxiety and stress among orphan adolescents. Results explained that all parties including government bodies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), orphanages and guardians need to organize actions such as the implementation of intervention programs and treatments to ensure the continuity of mental health among orphan adolescents.
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