:: Volume 25, Issue 5 (10-2020) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2020, 25(5): 693-702 Back to browse issues page
Investigating Factors Affecting Mental Health for the Development of Yasuj Neighborhood Health Centers
A Babouei 1, S Royin Tan2, V Mohammad Hosseini3, B Movahedzadeh4, SH Azadi5, R Ostovar6
1- Department of Health and Medical Services Management, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran , draminbabouei@gmail.com
2- Departments of Psychology, Yasuj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yasuj, Iran
3- Centers for Social Factors Affecting Health, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
4- Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
5- Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Gachsaran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gachsaran, Iran
6- Department of Health and Medical Services Management, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran
Abstract:   (1109 Views)
Background & aim: Community mental health is one of the axes of health assessment of different communities. Mental health plays an important role in ensuring the dynamism and efficiency of any society. The purpose of this study was to determine and investigate the factors affecting mental health from the perspective of people referring to health centers in Yasuj.
Methods: The present paper was a descriptive-analytical study conducted in 2019-2020 in Yasuj, Iran. The statistical population of this study included all patients referred to health centers affiliated to Yasuj University of Medical Sciences on 900 people using simple random sampling method. According to Morgan's table, 200 were selected as a statistical sample by simple random sampling and completed the questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient, t-test and regression, Chi-square and Kruskal-Wallis statistical tests.
Results: According to the results, in terms of effective factors on nurse and environmental health variables had a significant effect on mental health (p<0.05) and other independent variables did not have a significant effect on it (p<0.05). Moreover, the results of the in-depth interview of the officials' view of the current situation of the health centers are generally considered weak and average, and in relation to the favorable situation regarding the neighborhood health centers, it was generally believed that if the neighborhood people have more participation, the centers were weak to average, and could be upgraded to upper levels.
Conclusion: This article attempted to determine the place and role of mental health in the process of neighborhood health centers and also use it to improve the quality of health center optimization and thus become a powerful tool to reduce the problems of neighborhood health centers.
Keywords: Mental Health, Environmental Health, People's Attitude, Nurse
Full-Text [PDF 1593 kb]   (211 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Management
Received: 2020/01/25 | Accepted: 2020/10/3 | Published: 2020/11/7

XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Volume 25, Issue 5 (10-2020) Back to browse issues page