Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1990

Article in Press

Knowledge, Attitude and Tackling the Student Mental Illness at Secondary School

Fakhrul Islam and Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Hossienie

  •  Received: 13 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 18 March 2019
Mental health problem accounts for a large proportion of the disease burden in our society, particularly in young people. Mental health, in the context of Bangladesh education system, is slightly overlooked due to lack of better understanding and awareness. Therefore, addressing mental health needs at secondary school is critically important in Bangladesh. This article analyses why mental illness occurs and persist to some of the students at secondary level school and what are the constituents of that problem at that age and grade of study. This article investigated the factors, reasons and the way how to tackle this at the secondary school level. Followed by the aims, this study collected data and information through a survey in a certain period where a proper ethical code of conduct been followed strictly. The finding of the study shows the satisfaction of students in some aspects of school arrangements but, they are not aware and having a little knowledge of mental health symptoms and consequences. Mental health promotion is concerned with ideal and natural environmental setting also, developing a piece of accurate and comprehensive information about the student activities and a management system to tackle the mental health problem of the student.

Keywords: Mental Illness Symptom, Expectation, Education system, Recovery,