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Mod Care J 2012, 9(2): 137-145 Back to browse issues page
Mental health and risk facors those in nursing students in ـJiroft medical students
F Rafati , A Shamsi , M Pilevarzadeh , Sh Rafati
Jiroft University of Medical Sciences , afzal_sh63@yahoo.com
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  Background and Aim: Nursing students will be one of the groups in the community health management in future therefore, identifying the factors that can endanger their mental health is necessary. The aim of the present study was to determine nursing students’ mental health status and its risk factors in nursing students of Jiroft medical university.

  Materials and Methods: The present descriptive and analytical study was conducted on 110 nursing freshmen. Necessary data was collected by means of demographic and Goldberg's general health (GHQ-28) questionnaires.The obtained data was analyzed using t-test, ANOVA and c 2 statistical tests and α=0.05 was taken as the significant level.

  Results: Results showed that general health scores were 15.63±25.59 and 16.29±28.17 in men and women respectively. Mental health score of 53.6% of the students was above the cut-off point. There was a significant relationship between mental health status and residence, marriage status, occupation, mother's, education, average in the term, interest in the course of study, and body mass index (P<0.05). The relationship between general health score and university acceptance quota and academic year was not significant (P>0.05).

  Conclusion: More than half of the students of Jieroft medical university scores are above the cut-off point therefore, their mental health is low. So, careful planning to identify the factors contributing to the promotion of their mental health is essential.

Keywords: Mental health, Nursing, Students, Nursing, Risk Factors
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Type of Study: Descriptive-Analytic |
Received: 2012/11/11 | Accepted: 2012/11/11
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Rafati F, Shamsi A, Pilevarzadeh M, Rafati S. Mental health and risk facors those in nursing students in ـJiroft medical students. Mod Care J. 2012; 9 (2) :137-145
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