Exploring the Acceptability of Internet-Based Mental Health Mobile App Services using Network Psychometrics Analysis

Ardi, Zadrian and Sukmawati, Indah and Afdal, Afdal and Rangka, Itsar Bolo and Suranata, K (2018) Exploring the Acceptability of Internet-Based Mental Health Mobile App Services using Network Psychometrics Analysis. In: IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Series, 2018.

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The development of internet technology brings significant changes in human life, including its effects on mental health conditions. As one of the countries with the increase of internet users around the world, Indonesia has the potential to utilize this technology in psychological service. However, various studies show that the use of Internet intervention in mental health services primarily by utilizing mobile-based technology is still limited. It is also related to the conditions of acceptance of this intervention that is not clearly known. This study aims to explore the acceptability condition of Internet-based intervention with mobile-app for mental health service. This preliminary study consisted of 174 respondents spread throughout across Indonesia with diverse demographics. The data findings were analyzed by using network psychometrics analysis and Rasch analysis. The results show that respondents generally accept and open up with mental health services using mobile app, more than half of respondents feel that internet-based services will be more effective, especially for first aid, distance and time constraints could be overcome with mobile app based service technology. The analysis of network psychometrics showed that respondents' acceptance rate showed in high level and optimism of service success through this technology showed a significant result.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Pendidikan > Bimbingan dan Konseling - S1
Depositing User: Mrs. Wiwi Sartika
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2019 08:39
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 08:39
URI: http://repository.unp.ac.id/id/eprint/23804

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