The positive impact of a traumatic event is called Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) from which several positive psychological changes appear due to inner struggles faced by a person related to the traumatic events they experienced. This study aimed to describe PTG of prospective health workers. The study was conducted using a descriptive design on 378 respondents as the sample. The data collection process used 3 questionnaires, one of which is PTGI questionnaires. The results of the study showed that 50.2% of students experienced PTG at high level and 49.8% of students experienced PTG at low level. In terms of domain, students who experienced high-level PTG are mostly in the appreciation for life domain and students who experienced low-level PTG in the relating to other domain. Referring to results this study recommended that the PTG related activities be increased like the introduction of knowledge about PTG to students.
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2021|
- College student
- Posttraumatic growth
- Prospective health workers
- Traumatic event