Prevalence of Psyc
Prevalence of Psychiatric Symptoms among Students of Nursing at Azad and State University of
Bandar-e-Abbas City (2012)
Seyed Reza Mirsoleymani 1, Fereshte Mazhariazad 2, Hamid Haghighi 3, Ali Akbar Hesam 4, Morteza Salimi 5
1. Student Research Committee, Department of Research and Technology, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar-e-Abbas, Iran
2. M.Sc in Nursing, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas Branch, Hormozgan, Iran
3. M.Sc in Family Counseling, Counseling & Psychological Service Center, Hormozgan Education Department, Bandar-e-Abbas, Iran
4.M.Sc Student of Clinical Psychology, Department of Research and Technology, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar-e-Abbas, Iran
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Abstract: Background and objectives: The main purpose of the study was to carry out the comparison of prevalence of psychiatric disorders among nursing students of these two universities. Material and method: In this cross- sectional study 159 nursing students of two University of Islamic Azad University Babdar Abbas Branch and Hormozgan (non state university) University of Medical Sciences (HUMS) were taken up as categorization sampling. The data collection tool was included demographic data form and SCL-90-R questionnaire. Data was analyzed by Spss software version 13. Results: About 64% of nursing students of Azad University and 47.5% of HUMS nursing students of medical sciences college were hesitated to have mental disorders. Based on SCL-90-R score, no significant differences of the mental health status found between male students, although was reported between female students, of two universities. (P=0.45). There was found a significant relationship between the mental health of female students with the level of family income and also their interests in their own educational field. Discussion and conclusion: the most important finding of the study was the existence of significant difference between the mental health levels of female students of these two universities. This process may be due to the collection of Chain- based reasons. Based on the present study results, it seems that the level of mental health of few female students with low-income families and also not interested in nursing field which can be reduced by these two factors in compare to the girl Students of governmental University.
[Seyed Reza Mirsoleymani, Fereshte Mazhariazad, Hamid Haghighi, Ali Akbar Hesam, Morteza Salimi.Prevalence of Psychiatric Symptoms among Students of Nursing at Azad and State University of Bandar-e-Abbas City (2012). Life Sci J 2013;10(1):929-934]. (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 145
Key words: Nursing students, Psychiatric Disorders.