MENTAL HEALTH AND RELATED FACTORS IN STUDENT CENTERS OF RED CRESCENT SOCIETY ON UNIVERSITIES OF BORUJEN CITY

Aliakbari, Fatemeh. and Seifi, Bahar. and Jafari, Hamid. and Ghodusi Borujeni, Mansooreh. and Heidari, Mohammad. (2016) MENTAL HEALTH AND RELATED FACTORS IN STUDENT CENTERS OF RED CRESCENT SOCIETY ON UNIVERSITIES OF BORUJEN CITY. JOURNAL OF RESCUE & RELIEF, 7 (2).

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Abstract

Background: Psychological stress of stressful jobs can affect the mental health of its members and damage to the services quality to the clients. Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the mental health and related factors among the volunteers’ groups and members of student centers of Red Crescent society in Borujen. Method: In this cross-sectional study, by random sampling about 230 members were studied and selected among student centers of Red Crescent society. Data was gathered by a two-part questionnaire consisted of demographic information and health survey (GHQ). Also, data was analyzed by using SPSS-16 and tests of Fisher exact and Chi-square. (0.05) Results: The results showed the obtained mean and standard deviation from the General Health Questionnaire between samples are 50.28±29.88 and totally about 56.52% had psychological disorders. The domain of mental health was examined in depression and anxiety about 65.21% and 68.69% respectively. Also, significant difference between marital statuses, education level and gender with mental health were observed. (p<0.05) Conclusion: According to the high prevalence of mental health problems in the research findings, officials’ attention involved in mental health in universities is essential in order to prevent and resolve the problems. In particular, student centers are the best places for planning and education to increase the level of youth mental health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: mental health, Red Crescent, student centers.
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 08:00
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2018 08:09
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5532

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