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Qom Univ Med Sci J 2013, 7 - Education Supplemet: 17-22 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Relationship between Mental Health and Educational Success in the Students of Qom University of Medical Sciences
Hassan Sadeghi 1, Zahra Abedini * 2, Mahdi Norouzi 3
1- Qom University of Medical Sciences
2- Qom University of Medical Sciences , abediny1354@yahoo.com
3- Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Background and Objectives: Mental health is one of factors affecting various aspects of life and attention to this issue is of particular importance in educational status of students as society’s assets. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between mental health and educational success of students in Qom University of Medical Sciences 2011.   Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 240 students of Qom University of Medical Sciences. The Samples were selected through stratified random sampling method from the students of Medicine, Health, and Nursing & Midwifery. The data collection tool was consisted of two parts, including students’ demographic information and General Mental Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28). Student with grade-point average above 14 were considered as successful students. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, chi-square and Pearson’s correlation tests. The significance level was considered to be p<0.05.   Results: The majority of students with normal mental health (62.7%) had a grade-point average above 14. There was no significant relationship between educational success and students’ mental health (p>0.05). No significant relationship was observed between aspects of mental health and grade-point average (p>0.05). There was significant relationship between mental health and economic status (p<0/05).   Conclusion: According to the results of this study and lack of significant relationship between mental health and educational success, implementation of further studies is necessary for recognition of other aspects of health and factors affecting academic status.

Keywords: Mental Health, Student, Educational Success
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Type of Study: Original Article |
Received: 2016/02/13 | Accepted: 2016/02/17 | Published: 2016/02/17
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Sadeghi H, Abedini Z, Norouzi M. Assessment of Relationship between Mental Health and Educational Success in the Students of Qom University of Medical Sciences. Qom Univ Med Sci J . 2013; 7 (S1) :17-22
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