The relationship between mental health and coping strategies in citizenship of Khoramabad city

ghazanfari, firoozeh (2008) The relationship between mental health and coping strategies in citizenship of Khoramabad city. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 10 (37). pp. 47-54.

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Abstract

All people experience problems and stressors in their lives and shuld find proper mechanisms to cope with these difficulties. These stressors range from the every day, mundane to the more significant and serious such as job layoffs and illnesses. How people cope with stress varies from person to person and from situation to situation. Even as a particular situation progresses , the strategies used by one individual may change and evolve. This study examined the relationship between mental health and coping styles. The aim of the research was to explain the mental health and their subscales (Anxiety, Depression, Social function and Physical disorder) according to problem and emotional focused coping styles. Methods and Materials: Participants were 383 citizenship of Khoramabad aged 25 to 54. All participants were asked to complete the coping style scale (CSS) and the mental health scale. Analysis of data involved both descriptive and inferential statistics including means, standard deviations, Pearson's correction coefficients and regression analyses. Results: The results suggested that there is significant relationship between mental health and coping style. Problem solving coping style increases the levels of mental health. Emotional coping style decreases mental health because increasing psychological distress (Anxiety, depression, physical disorder and social function disorder). Discussion: The findings of this research indicates that the coping styles with problem influences health psychology (physical, psychological, social). The emotional coping style decrease health mental and problem oriented coping style increase that

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 21:07
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 21:07
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5947

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