Relationship between quality of sleep and mental health in female students of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences (2015)

Farzaneh, Fatemeh and Momayyezi, Mahdieh and Lotfi, Mohammad Hassan (2018) Relationship between quality of sleep and mental health in female students of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences (2015). Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (2). pp. 167-171.

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Abstract

Introduction: The sleep deprivation leads to a severe mood changes such as depression and weak scientific performance. Health of students guarantees the scientific level and the development of each society. This Study conducted to investigate relationship between quality of sleep and mental health in female students of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences (2015). Materials and Methods: Design of this study was cross-sectional analytic that conducted on 250 female students of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences through cluster sampling. Data were collected by Pittsburgh Sleep Index and Depression-Anxiety-Stress Scale-21. Statistical descriptive tests, ANOVA and t-test conducted in SPSS-16 software. Results: The mean score of sleep quality in students was 5.83±2.17. 61.2 of students had undesirable sleep. Based on the results, the mean score in students was 4.67± 3.71 for depression, 9.49 ± 4.66 for stress and 4.23 ± 3.69 for anxiety. The findings showed a significant relationship between quality of sleep and mental health (depression, stress and anxiety) (P=0.000). Based on results, indigenous (P=0.006), physical activity (P=0.002) and location of residency (P=0.001) were significantly correlated with score of sleep of quality. Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, more than half of the students sleep quality is unsatisfactory. According to the study, poor sleep quality and mental health (depression, anxiety and stress) had a profound impact on each other. So, it is recommended the interventions regarding to students sleep quality improvement as an important factor for mental health promotion.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2018 04:40
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2018 04:40
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9784

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