Predicting the mental health profile based on the developmental family function components

Aali, Shahrbanoo and Kadivar, Reyhane (2015) Predicting the mental health profile based on the developmental family function components. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 17 (6). pp. 300-307.

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Introduction: This paper aims at determining the relation and the prediction power of mental health subscales based on the developmental family function levels according to the modern procedure of human integrated developments among the married students studying at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.  Materials and Methods: The statistical community of this descriptive�correlative study includes all the married students in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, studying in the academic years 2014-2015, among whom 220 students were selected using the convenience sampling. The tools used for collecting the data are Developmental Family Function Assessment Questionnaire (DFFAQ) and the symptomatic mental health checklist (SCL-25). The data was analyzed by the statistical indicators, i.e. the Pearson correlation coefficient and stepwise regression.  Results: There is a negative significant relation between the developmental family function and the subscales of somatization, obsessive-compulsive, interpersonal sensitivity, anxiety, and depression (P<0.01). They also show that the logical thinking and creating representations and ideas are the best predictors of the mental health.  Conclusion: Generally, the results of this paper confirm the intermediary role of developmental family function in psychopathology. It can be said that one may predict the mental health problems through studying the people�s understanding of the developmental family function; it contributes to improve the researchers� knowledge in explaining and treating the trauma.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 18:19
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 18:19

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