The effect of life skills education on children�s mental health of family-like centers of well-being organization

Kahnooji, Marzieh and Rashidinejad, Hadis (2017) The effect of life skills education on children�s mental health of family-like centers of well-being organization. journal of fundamentals of mental health, 19 (4). pp. 295-299.

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Abstract

Introduction: Education of life skills will promote socio-psychological abilities and will help individual's copes effectively with challenges and situations in the life. The present research aims to study the effect of education of life skills on mental health of girls aged between 14-18 years old in wellbeing like-family centers of Kerman. Materials and Methods: Statistical population of this clinical research includes all girls aged between 14-18 years in wellbeing like-family centers in academic year of 2015-2016 (45 cases). Since continuous presence of children was essential in all educational sessions and only 30 girls could participate in all sessions, all girls were chosen as the sample size. The experimental group learned life skills within 10 ninety minutes sessions. To collect information, Goldberg and Hiller mental health questionnaire (GHQ-28) has been used and it was completed by participants before intervention. To analyze data, T paired test was used and Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was applied to study normalization of the difference in pre- and posttest scores of mental health before T paired test. Â Results: Education of life skills has been significantly effective on mental health of girls in like-family centers. In addition to the effect of education of life skills on mental health, such education has the most positive effect on signs of anxiety and sleep disorder and it has the least positive effect on physical signs in significance level of (P<0.05) Conclusion: Concerning to the results, it seems that life skills education has significant effects on mental health in girls in like-family centers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 11:56
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 11:56
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/179

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