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Khoshravesh V, Pourmohsen M, Khayyat S. Effects of Stress Management Training on Social Adjustment of Rasht Hospitals Female Medical Staff. JRUMS. 2015; 14 (3) :235-244
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Islamic Azad University of Tonekabon, Iran.
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Background and Objective: Stress management training as one of the life skills including awareness and promoting socio-mental abilities and causing better adjustment, also increasing mental, physical and social health of individuals. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of stress management training on social adjustment of Rasht hospitals female medical staff.

Materials and Methods: This study is an educational trial. The statistical sample of the research included 30 female medical staff in hospitals who were selected through cluster sampling and divided randomly into control and experimental groups. The research instrument was a Bell's adjustment questionnaire. It should be noted that the subjects with lower scores on test of Bell's adjustment questionnaire, are more adjustable and vice versa. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-dependent (Paired t- Test), Independent t-Test and the significance level was 0.05.

Results: The mean and standard deviation of the post-test (14.47±1.35) versus pre-test scores (19.20±1.41) decreased which represents an increase of compatibility after the intervention (p<0.0001). Results of independent t-test showed that after stress management training, there was significant difference between experimental and control groups (p<0.0001).

Conclusion: The results showed that stress management training is effective on social adjustment, as adjustment after a stress management training, was improved. Stress management training programs to improve the adjustment of components in various aspects of life, especially social one.

Key words: Stress management training, Social adjustment


Funding: This research was funded by Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch approved the study.


How to cite this article: Khoshravesh V, Pourmohsen M, Khayyat S. Effects of Stress Management Training on Social Adjustment of Rasht Hospitals female Medical Staff. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2015 14(3): 235-44. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Community Medicine
Received: 2014/09/1 | Accepted: 2015/06/15 | Published: 2015/06/15

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