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sjimu 2013, 21(4): 99-106 Back to browse issues page
Study of Effective Factors on Depression, Perceived Stress and Perceived Social Support and their Relationship among Students Living in Dormitories of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science
A Mortazavi tabatabaee, A Ramazan khani, Z Gharli pour 1, A Babaee haidar abadi, E Tavasoli, M Matlabi ghaen, Hr Gilasi, T Kermani ranjbar, M Fakharzadeh
1- , gharlipour@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Depression is one of the most common mental diseases that it is not limited to a special time, place and the person and encompasses all the groups and levels of community. The most harmful effect of long time stress is reported to be the impairment in learning and thinking capabilities. The social supports reduce the vulnerability of people against stress, depression and other physical and mental diseases. The goal of current study was to determine effective factors on depression, perceived stress and perceived social support and their relationship among students living in dormitories of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science Materials & Methods: In the cross-sectional study, participants included 390 students who lived in the dormitories of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science. They were selected through simple random sampling method in 2 dormitories (sisters and brothers' dormitories). The questionnaires of depression (Beck), multidimensional scale of perceived social support, and perceived stress scale were completed by the students. Data were analyzed by SPPSS V.16 software. The descriptive statistics, one way ANOVA, correlation coefficient, independent sample t-test, Chi square and Fisher exact test were used for analyzing data with the confidence level 0.05. Findings: Job and academic status were the sources of stress in 30.5 percent of students. The mean of perceived stress score, perceived social support score and depression score were 26.84±8.27, 28.32±9.56 and 12.1±9.02, respectively. Also, 49.7 percent of students had different degrees of depression. There was a significant relationship between perceived stress, perceived social support and depression (P<0.001). Discussion & Conclusion: Since a half of the students were afflicted with depression, paying attention to this problem is very necessary and important. It is suggested that the counseling sessions, promoting students into team working, and participating students in extra programs affairs be carried out for increasing the social support and decreasing the stress and depression.
Keywords: perceived stress, perceived social support, depression, students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: immunology
Received: 2013/10/12 | Accepted: 2013/10/15 | Published: 2013/10/15
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mortazavi tabatabaee A, ramazan khani A, gharli pour Z, babaee haidar abadi A, tavasoli E, matlabi ghaen M, et al . Study of Effective Factors on Depression, Perceived Stress and Perceived Social Support and their Relationship among Students Living in Dormitories of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science. sjimu. 2013; 21 (4) :99-106
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