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A Social Intervention Approach to Rehabilitate the Health Psychology of Left-behind Children with Psychological Problems in Healthcare Settings

Qijie Jiang1, Chi Zhang2,*, Xiaoli Duan3, Siyi Pei4

1 Business School, Chengdu University, Chengdu, 610106, China
2 School of Management, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
3 School of Economic and Management, Zhengzhou Normal University, Zhengzhou, 450044, China
4 Sichuan Academy of Social Science, Chengdu, 610071, China

* Corresponding Author: Chi Zhang. Email: email

International Journal of Mental Health Promotion 2022, 24(3), 415-423. https://doi.org/10.32604/ijmhp.2022.017787

Abstract

Background: Left-behind children are more inclined to generate psychological problems relative to non-left-behind children, thus how to rehabilitate their health psychology and promote the psychological health development of this special disadvantaged group in healthcare settings should be paid more attention to. Objective: This paper attempts to present a social intervention approach and explore its impact on the rehabilitation of rural left-behind children’s psychological problems in healthcare settings. Methods: This study firstly designed a social intervention program based on the health psychology theory and the generation causes of left-behind children’s psychological problems, and then three groups were applied to test the effectiveness of the program with comparison analysis. Results: Compared with the control left-behind children (group 2), the left-behind children in the experimental group 1 had positive changes in learning anxiety, physical symptoms, anxiety about people, loneliness tendency, self-blame tendency, allergy tendency, terror tendency and impulse tendency. And their mental health can be rehabilitated to the level of non-left-behind children in group 3. Conclusion: This study revealed positive effects of specially designed social intervention program on the rehabilitation of left-behind children’s psychological problems in healthcare settings. The results have both theoretical and practical implications.

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Jiang, Q., Zhang, C., Duan, X., Pei, S. (2022). A social intervention approach to rehabilitate the health psychology of left-behind children with psychological problems in healthcare settings. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 24(3), 415-423. https://doi.org/10.32604/ijmhp.2022.017787
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Jiang Q, Zhang C, Duan X, Pei S. A social intervention approach to rehabilitate the health psychology of left-behind children with psychological problems in healthcare settings. Int J Ment Health Promot. 2022;24(3):415-423 https://doi.org/10.32604/ijmhp.2022.017787
IEEE Style
Q. Jiang, C. Zhang, X. Duan, and S. Pei "A Social Intervention Approach to Rehabilitate the Health Psychology of Left-behind Children with Psychological Problems in Healthcare Settings," Int. J. Ment. Health Promot., vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 415-423. 2022. https://doi.org/10.32604/ijmhp.2022.017787



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