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Iran South Med J 2009, 12(1): 67-74 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between mental health and social support in health staffs of Bushehr oil industry
Ahmad Hajebi Mr *1, Peiman Faridnia Mr2
1- Assistant Professor , Hadjebi_A_A@yahoo.com
2- Dr
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Introduction: This study evaluated the relationship between social support, mental health and also demographic factors in health staffs of Bushehr oil industry in 2006. Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study enrolled all health staffs, except 9 subjects who refuse to participate (108 male and 41 female). Subjects were evaluated by demographic questionnaire, general health Questionnaire-28 and Social Support Scale. Statistical analysis was performed by two sample t test, ANOVA and Pearson correlation coefficient. Results: This study showed that female gender, 35-44 age range group, having college educations, marital status and families with 4-5 members have higher mental health and social support. Onshore shiftworker staffs in comparison with others have lower mental health and social support. Conclusion: Social support and mental health showed a direct and significant correlation. The changes of policies for promoting quality and quantity of supportive networks, especially for vulnerable staffs, can reinforce protective effects of social support.
Keywords: mental health, social support, demographic factors, oil industry
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2009/09/19 | Accepted: 2009/09/19 | Published: 2009/09/19
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Hajebi A, Faridnia P. The Relationship between mental health and social support in health staffs of Bushehr oil industry. Iran South Med J. 2009; 12 (1) :67-74
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