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Study on the mental health status of the students of AJA University of medical science in 2017.
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Introduction: Mental health plays a vital role in ensuring the dynamism and efficiency of all communities. A major percentage of every community is made up of university students, that is important to take into account the mental and health concerns of this stratum which ultimately makes them highly skilled and educated as effective as possible. The purpose of this study was screening for psychopathology among students AJA.
Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive-analytic type which has based on sectional method. Statistical population of this research is all the Medical University students studying in Iranian second semester (The first half of 2017). All the students in this semester were 912 people that by screening purposefully, 300 students selected and studied based on available-sampling procedure. In this paper we use demographic information questionnaire and SCL90-R standardized questionnaire as data acquisition material which helps to evaluate 9 factors are as following: Anxiety, Aggression, Depression, Sensitivity in interpersonal relationships, Physical complaining, Obsessive-compulsive, Phobia, Psychosis and Paranoid. In analyzing the gathered data, SPSS version 16, descriptive statistics indexes and comparative T test methods have been used.
Results: 72% of students are psychologically in healthy state and 28% of the statistical population are suspected of one of the symptoms of psychiatric disorders which is approximately equivalent what’s presented before in general mental health researches on all Iranian university students entirely. It's worth mentioning that student T test result illustrates a significant difference in Obsessive-compulsive, Depression, Phobia & Paranoid factors due to gender as the student is girl or boy which the severity of mentioned symptoms are more in girls.
Discussion: Finding some suspected cases and borderline more revealing necessity and importance of further attention on the student's mental health and take preventive and follow-up measures in advance as a gradually procedure. According to the Features and physiological structure of female students are more vulnerable to damage which could control and minimize by special care plans surely.
Keywords: Mental health, Medical university students, SCL-90R questionnaire, psychopathology
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/05/2 | Accepted: 2018/05/2 | Published: 2018/05/2
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Study on the mental health status of the students of AJA University of medical science in 2017.. 3. 2018; 5 (16) :25-30
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