Mental Health Status of Rural Female Left-Behind Middle School Students in Sichuan Province

Shuxi ZHOU, Yumin ZHANG, Xiangcai HE


Objective: To investigate the mental health status of rural left-behind middle school students in Sichuan province, and set some requirements for family, school and society. Method: This paper used Middle School Student Mental Health Scale (MSSMHS) developed by Wang to investigate the mental health status of 690 female left-behind middle school students and analyzed the data by using SPSS 20.0. Results: 38% of the rural left-behind middle school students had mental health problems; there were significant differences in compulsion, crankiness and hostility between junior school students and high school students; there were significant differences in anxiety and learning stress between only children and non-only children; there were significant differences in different workplaces of parents and different time spent with parents. Conclusion:The mental health status of rural female left-behind middle school students is not optimistic, and family, school, society and government should take effective measures to improve the metal health status of rural left-behind middle school students.


Mental health status; Left-behind middle school students; Rural areas

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