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مجله مطالعات آموزشی نما 2018, 12 - : 24-33 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Life Skills Training on Mental Health of Students in University of Guilan
Aghil Hosseinlu *, Fatemeh Hoosseinyy Dolat Abadi
Rehabilitation counseling graduate student at Allameh Tabatabai University - Aghil.hosseinlu@atu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Mental health refers to mental hygiene caused by the prevention of mental disorders,
control of risk factors incidence, early detection, and the prevention of factors resulting from coming back of
mental illnesses and creating a healthy environment in establishing correct human relations. In this regard, by
training life skills it is possible to prevent many illnesses and increase students’ mental health. Therefore, the
aim of this study was to investigate the effect of life skills training on mental health of students in University
of Guilan.
Method: The present research was a semi-experimental method which was done in the academic year
95-96 on 60 students (girls and boys) selected through random sampling. Data collection was done by
two life skills questionnaires (Saatchi et al., 2010) and the questionnaire of The General Mental Health of
GHQ (Goldberg and Hiller, 1979), which was performed in pre-test and post-test (after training life skills in 5
sessions) and finally, data analysis was conducted by SPSS software and dependent T-test.
Results: Based on the findings, there is a correlation between mental health and life skills of students to
the rate (r=0.695). Therefore, the above relationships were significant at the level (P≤ 0/001) and life skills
training increases mental health to the rate (4/585). The results indicate that life skills training increases
mental health of students in University of Guilan. Also, life skills training boost mental health of male and
female students individually.
Conclusion: According to the results of the study, it is suggested that curriculum planners and educational
authorities pay attention to life skills training in students’ curriculum.
Keywords: Training- Life skills – Students - Mental health
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/11/17 | Accepted: 2018/11/17 | Published: 2018/11/17
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