The effect of psychological well being psychological help seeking attitudes and self esteem on psychological counselor candidates psychological symptoms p Psikolojik iyi oluş yardım arama tutumu ve benlik saygısının psikolojik danışman adaylarının psikolojik belirtilerine etkisi

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Savi Çakar F., İkiz F. E.

International Journal of Human Sciences, vol.13, no.2, pp.3571-3587, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


The aim of this research is to examine the effect of psychological well-being, psychological help-seeking attitudes and self-esteem onpsychological counselor candidates’ psychological symptoms. A total of 439 students of Psychological Counseling and Guidance Department in the Faculty of Educational Sciences from two universities participated in the research. Research data were obtained by using Psychological Well-Being Scale, Psychological Help-Seeking Attitudes Scale, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale and Brief Symptom Inventory. In the research, LISRELL program-Structural Equation Model and SPSS 20 software were employed. In analyses, it was concludedthat results of confirmatory factor analysis results and fit indices of structural equation model were generally acceptable. Accordingly, it has been verified with the structural equation model that psychological counselor candidates’ levels of psychological well-being, psychological help-seeking attitudes and psychological symptoms have effect on their level of psychological symptoms. In this respect, it can be understood