The Effect of Mental Health on Life Experience of Criminology Student in the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio
The research design was a descriptive correlation with a cross-sectional study. The descriptive correlational study design is to understand the correlation between independent variables (mental health) with the life experience of Criminology students in the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio, the Philippines, as the dependent variable. The sampling technique is purposive sampling, in which the researcher chooses a particular person who is considered to be providing the necessary data. In this study, the samples that will be studied are UC criminology students and environmental communities. The sample were people who answered non-structure questions. Analysis and interpretation of data are using the Zung Self-Assessment of Depression Scale (ZSDS) and Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS 42). The research result stated that respondents experiencing depression, anxiety, and stress are the result of being unable to overcome the difficulties he faces.
Keywords: Mental Health, Life Experiences