Comparison of the Effectiveness of CBT Group Counseling with Passive vs Active Music Therapy to Reduce Millennials Academic Anxiety

Volume 5 - Issue 3
Dominikus David Biondi Situmorang Mulawarman Mulawarman Mungin Eddy Wibowo
Pages: 51-62 Download Count : 16 View Count: 35 DOI Number 10.17220/ijpes.2018.03.005 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The purpose of this research is to know the effectiveness of counseling group implementation of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) approach with passive and active music therapy technique in reducing academic anxiety millennials students. This study used quasi-experimental design with repeated measures (pretest, posttest, and follow-up). Group counseling was conducted for 5 meetings (@ 100 minutes), and follow-up was performed after 2 weeks of treatment. Research subjects used in this study are 14 millennials generation millennials students divided into two groups. The results showed that during pretest vs. posttest, CBT group counseling with passive was more effective for reducing academic anxiety compared to active music therapy. In pretest vs follow-up, active was more effective for reducing academic anxiety compared with passive music therapy. Furthermore, posttest vs. follow-up, active was more effective for reducing academic anxiety compared with passive music therapy with an increased academic anxiety after two weeks of treatment.

Keywords

  • group counseling
  • cognitive behavior therapy
  • passive music therapy
  • active music therapy
  • academic anxiety
  • millennials generation
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