The comparison of secondary school principal�s mental health of Isfahan and Chandigarh cities (India)

Farahbakhsh, saeid (2005) The comparison of secondary school principal�s mental health of Isfahan and Chandigarh cities (India). Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 7 (28). pp. 99-105.

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Abstract

A mentally healthy individual is one who is free from anxiety and disability symptoms. If he can establish relationship with others, cope well with life�s demands then his physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being can be said to be complete. The main purpose of this study is to compare mental health of Isfahan and Chandigarh secondary school principals. Methods and Materials:The study used a comparative - ex post facto method of research to measure current level of mental health of principals. The sample consisted of sixty secondary school principals who were selected randomly by the cluster-sampling technique in Isfahan and Chandigarh cities of Iran and India respectively. The Mental Health Scale employed for gathering the required data. The t-test was used to analyse the research hypothesis (there is a significant difference between Isfahan and Chandigarh secondary school principals in respect of mental health). Results:Finding of the study shows that there was a significant difference between Isfahan and Chandigarh secondary school principals in respect of mental health. The study of mean scores indicated that Chandigarh secondary school principals were healthier than Isfahan principals. Discussions:The Research shows that the Chandigarh secondary school principals were healthier than Isfahan principals in aspects of anxiety factor and capacity to cope with the ordinary demands and stress of life, disability symptoms. Analyzing study of findings indicated that difference between school principals of two different cities regarding to their mental health can be divided into three various categories as educational, personal and cultural cause

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 22:36
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 22:36
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5977

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