• Herdian Herdian Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto, Indonesia
  • Dzikria Afifah Primala Wijaya Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto, Indonesia




College student, Mental health, Quarter-life crisis, Stress.


The transition from adolescence to adulthood is marked by psychosocial and other psychological changes. Quarter-life crisis is a symptom that appears during the transition period. We examined how quarter-life crisis impacts mental health using a convenience sampling technique. A total of 459 students, 18 to 25 years old, filled out questionnaires distributed online. The data measurement tool used quarter-life crisis and positive mental health scales adjusted into Indonesian form. The results show a significant negative correlation (R = -0.437; p <  .001) between quarter-life crisis and positive mental health in students. The regression analysis shows an impact of quarter-life crisis on positive mental health of 19%, which is relatively small. The implications of our research results are discussed.


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Herdian, H., & Wijaya, D. A. P. (2022). “I AM MENTALLY HEALTHY, SO I CAN CHOOSE WELL.” QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS AND POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH IN STUDENTS. Dalat University Journal of Science, 13(3), 51-58. https://doi.org/10.37569/DalatUniversity.13.3.1038(2023)