Design and test a model of the relationship between negative life events and mental health with resiliency and social support mediation in female medical sciences students at jundishapour university of Ahvaz

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Fatemeh Nadi Najafabadi 1 , * , Akram Nazari Chegeni 1 , Soodabeh Bassaknejad 2

1 Educational Psychology M.A, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shahid Chamran of Ahvaz, Iran

How to Cite: Nadi Najafabadi F, Nazari Chegeni A, Bassaknejad S. Design and test a model of the relationship between negative life events and mental health with resiliency and social support mediation in female medical sciences students at jundishapour university of Ahvaz, Jentashapir J Cell Mol Biol. 2014 ; 5(1):e94184.

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Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: 5 (1); e94184
Published Online: February 28, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 21, 2019
Accepted: September 11, 2013

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Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study examined the relationship between negative life events and mental health with social support and resiliency mediation in female medical sciences students at Jundishapour University of Ahvaz.

Material and Methods: The study consisted of Ahvaz Jundishapour University, female students, among which, 188 persons were selected by random sampling. Variable measuring instruments were General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), Social Support Scale (SS-A), Connor & Davidson Resiliency questionnaire (CD-RISC) and Life Events Scale (LES).

Results: The results indicated that the level of resiliency and social support (p≤0/001) mediator between negative life events and mental health. Also, no relationship was found between resiliency and mental health.

Conclusions: Social support, negative life events and stressful events in a person's support, reduce stress and lead to a mental health of the individual. Also, due to decrease negative emotions and increase resiliency and mental health as a resource to facilitate overcoming the stress of negative life events and eliminate the psychological effects are known

Keywords

Resiliency Social Events Negative Life Events Mental Health

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