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in Ilam high school students Examining relationships of creativity and its dimensionswith mental health
R Menati, M Niazi *1, W Menati, Y Ezati
1- , niazim@kashanu.ac.ir
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Introduction:According tovariousstud-ies, creativity and its dimensions are co-nsidered as importantfactors in indiv-iduals’ mental health. Therefore, this st-udy was conducted to find outthe relati-onship of creativity and its dimensions-with mental health in Ilam high school students.
 Materials & Methods: The population of the study included all ofIlam high school studentsin the 2011-1012 acad-emic years.To perform this research, 348 students (161 females, 187 males) were selected by multistage random sampling methodwho completedthecre-ativity scale and general health ques-tionnaire (GHQ-28).The collected data from the questionnaire was analyzed by Pearson coefficient and multiple regr- ession in Stepwise and Enter style.
 Findings: The results of multiple regr-ession analysis indicated that creativity and its dimensionscan predict approxi-mately 35 percent of mental health vari-ance in students. Also, flexibility and fluencyemerged as the strongest pred-ictors of mental health in high school students.
 Discussion & Conclusion:Given the rol-e of creativity and its dimensions on hi-gh school students’ mental health, it is recommended that specialists use a set of teaching program by to prevent psy-chological problems.
Keywords: creativity, mental health, fle-xibility, fluency
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: psychology
Received: 2013/12/28 | Accepted: 2014/03/16 | Published: 2015/01/18

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