Meta-analysis of the relationship between resilience and mental health

Mortazavi, Narges Sadat and Yarolahi, Nemat Allah (2015) Meta-analysis of the relationship between resilience and mental health. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 17 (3). pp. 103-108.

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Abstract

Introduction: Researchers focused on mental health are increasingly interested in the concept of resilience. Knowledge of resilience may assist in developing interventions aimed at improving positive outcomes or reducing negative outcomes. Resilience can be viewed as a defense mechanism which enables people to thrive in the face of adversity and improve mental health. The aim of this study was to integrate the results of the relationship between resilience and mental health and to investigate their effect sizes though meta-analysis. Â Materials and Methods: For this purpose, 9 Iranian eligible studies were selected and meta-analysis was performed on them. The period of studies is from 2007 to 2013. Research instrument was the checklist of meta-analysis. Â Results: Findings indicate the effect size of the relationship between resilience and mental health was 0.35 (P<0.00001). Also, the results of moderator analysis showed no effect for moderator variables in this regard. Â Conclusion: According to Cohen chart, the effect size of the relationship between resilience and mental health is considered to be medium.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 15:56
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 15:56
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3583

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