نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 دکتری تخصصی، گروه روانشناسی بالینی، دانشگاه شهید چمران اهواز، اهواز، ایران.
2 کارشناسی ارشد، گروه روان شناسی بالینی، دانشگاه شهید چمران اهواز، اهواز، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Mental health is the most important factor in the growth and development of students' talents. One of the indicators of mental health assessment is the feeling of guilt that affects the person. The present study was aimed to predict the mental health of students of Ahvaz University of Shahid Chamran based on healthy and unhealthy guilt in 2017.
Materials and Methods: In this Analytical and cross-sectional study, 300 students were selected using randomly stratified methodology. Two questionnaires regarding healthy and unhealthy feelings of guilt and mental health scale were used as means of data collection. The data were analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and multiple linear regressions analysis.
Results: The results showed that healthy (r=-0/193) and unhealthy feelings (r=0/303) of guilt were significantly correlated with mental health status (Incompatible aspects of mental health) (p<0/05). The highest correlation coefficient was related to unhealthy feelings of guilt, which was the most important predictive variable in this study. The regression coefficient between healthy and unhealthy feelings of guilt with mental health was statistically significant at <0.001.
Conclusion: According to the results of this research, On the contrary of traditional view of feelings of guilt, this feeling probably does not play a main role in developing mental disorders and it is not always maladaptive. In fact, feelings of guilt have a range from adaptive to maladaptive behaviors.