Psychological Health and Help-Seeking Behavior Decision Model for New Generation of Migrant Workers

Chenggang CAO, Huili WANG, Haiyan LI

Abstract


At present, new generation of migrant workers is gradually becoming the subjects of migrant worker group and industrial workers. These subjects are difficult to blend in urban life due to various reasons. Thus, many help-seeing difficulties and psychological health problems are caused. This paper mainly discusses psychological health problems faced by new generation of migrant workers in urban life and their help-seeking behavior decision, lays a foundation for studying psychological help-seeking behavior of new generation of migrant workers and hopes to help them better blend in urban life, boost their psychological health development level and facilitate harmonious and healthy development of society.


Keywords


New generation of migrant workers; Psychological health; Psychological help-seeking behavior; Psychological help-seeking behavior-decision model

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