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counseling-seeking behavior, locus of control positively and significantly
predicts all other study variables except self-stigma of seeking help which it
predicts negatively, a significant correlation exists between social support
and students’ problems and help-seeking behavior, adolescents with
conscientious personality with external locus of control will show a higher
counseling seeking behavior than adolescents with neurotic personality and
internal locus of control, adolescents with openness personality traits and
internal locus of control will show high counseling seeking behavior than
adolescents with agreeable and external locus of control. There is a
significant positive correlation between social support and counseling seeking
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