Kurdish Studies

ISSN: 2051-4883 | e-ISSN: 2051-4891
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Analysis of the Level of Psychological Wellbeing and the Need for Supportive Counseling for Adolescent Pregnant Women in Banyumas District

Mariah Ulfah
Development Extension, Community Empowerment, Post-graduate School, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, 57126, Indonesia
Munawir Yusuf
UNS Center of Disability Studies, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, 57126, Indonesia
Sri Mulyani
Vocational School, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, 57126, Indonesia
Agricultural Counseling and Communication, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, 57126, Indonesia
Keywords: Psychological Wellbeing, Supportive Counseling, Pregnant Teenagers, Mental Health,.


This study aims to analyze the level of psychological well-being and identify the need for supportive counseling among pregnant teenagers in Banyumas Regency. Employing a descriptive approach that integrates both quantitative and qualitative methods, this research was conducted in eight Public Health Centers (Puskesmas) across Banyumas Regency, utilizing a multi-stage sampling technique for selection of participants. Data collection instruments included The Ryff's Scales of Psychological Well-Being, spiritual well-being scale, Self-Efficacy Scale, a social support scale adapted from MSPSS, a healthcare support scale, and other standard scales adopted from Navidapur, complemented by in-depth interviews. Data analysis employed descriptive analysis techniques for quantitative data and content analysis for qualitative data from interview results. The findings indicate that: 1) The majority of pregnant teenagers in Banyumas Regency have a moderate level of psychological well-being (83.3%), while a small portion (16.7%) falls into the low category; 2) There is a significant need for supportive counseling to enhance psychological well-being, with 80% of respondents expressing a need for consultation mediums regarding pregnancy, 93.3% are willing to use counseling apps, and 75% prefer learning through reading, listening, and watching videos. These findings underline the importance of developing and providing accessible supportive counseling services for pregnant teenagers as a means to improve their psychological welfare.

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