Higher Vocational College Students' Employability and Mental Health: The Moderating Effect of Active Coping and Self-efficacy
QU Ru-jie;KANG Hai-qin;XIE Yi-zhong;SHI Kan;School of Management, Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences;Yanan Vocational & Technical College;School of Economics & Management,Nanjing University of Science & Technology;Institute of Psychology,Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Objective The study explored the relationship between employability and mental health, and the moderating effect of active coping and self-efficacy. Methods The study questionaire survet with a sample of 246 higher vocational college students from a vocational technical college. Results The results showed that:(1) employability was positively related to higher vocational college students' mental health;(2) active coping and self-efficacy moderated the relationship between employability and mental health respectively. Conclusions the relationship between employability and mental health is more positive when active coping styles and selfefficacy are higher. Therefore, the current study suggests that it is beneficial to the mental health of the higher vocational college students to improve their employability and pay attention to their active coping styles and self-efficacy.