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Psychological Status of Students of Urmia University of MedicalSciences
Nader Aghakhani , Samereh Eghtedar, Sayed Hamid Sharif nia, Hamid Hojjati, Somayeh Arazi
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Background & objective: All students and, especially medical students, due to deal with more stressors and the need to appropriately adaptation must have more mental health and self-reliance, till would be successful in their study and job.Determining psychological status and its problems can be effective in the development of policies and strategies of universities.This study was aimed to determine mental status in the students of Urmia University of Medical Sciences at arrival to University in 2009.

Methods: In this descriptive study, 321 students in Urmia University of Medical Sciences were studied using SCL90-R questionnaire consists of 90 questions, including 9 dimensions (anxiety, aggression, depression, interpersonal sensitivity, somatic complaints, obsessive-compulsive, phobic anxiety, paranoid psychosis) on first University semester for one month. and the relationship between mental health score with some socio-demographic variables of students was examined.The data were analyzed using SPSS v.16. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used.

Results: The majority of students studied medicine, environmental health and nursing.301 persons (93.8%) were in normal mental health. 295 persons (91.9%) of them had no anxiety disorder, 308 persons (96/1%) were without serious disturbance in the obsessive mood, 298 persons (92.9%)had nodisturbance dumps and 291 persons(90.7%)were without the paranoid thoughts. There was a significant difference between mean score of the mental health in students with concern about the future of their career, and the ones that had no concern.

Conclusion: The results showed that a number of students seriously suffer from mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, obsessive and paranoid thoughts. Identification severity and types of the disruptions can be effective in prevention and treatment of these disorders.

Key words: Mental Health, Students, Urmia University of Medical Sciences.

Keywords: Mental Health, Students, Urmia University of Medical Sciences.
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Type of Study: article | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/06/14 | Accepted: 2014/06/14 | Published: 2014/06/14
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Aghakhani N, Eghtedar S, Sharif nia S H, Hojjati H, Arazi S. Psychological Status of Students of Urmia University of MedicalSciences. JHC. 2012; 14 (4)
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