Volume 12, Issue 2 (9-2013)                   TB 2013, 12(2): 89-101 | Back to browse issues page

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Shahid Sadoughi university of Medical Sciences , md.dk1384@yahoo.com
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  Background: WHO says the General health is well being of physical, social and mental health, rather than just the absence of sickness or disability. The optimism is impact on mental, social and physical health. The aim of this study is determine relation between Optimism and general health in university students in Yazd ,Iran .

  Method: This was a descriptive and Correlation study that was done in 300 students of universities of Yazd , Iran. The samples were selected by stratified random sampling. The data was collected by two standard questionnaires : 1- GHQ 28 AND2- Optimism questionnaire (LOT). The data were analyzed by SPSS16 and Anova, T- test and Pearson correlation test.

  Results: there was significant difference between optimism with general health (p=0.001),physical symptom(p=0.001), anxiety and sleep disorders(p=0.001), impaired in social function(p=0.001) and depression(p=0.001). there was significant difference between optimism of students and their general health based on kinds of their universities(p=0.001) , so the mean grade scores of optimism of students of medical science was lower than others.

  Conclussion :the results of this study showed that there is significant relation between simulation and general health and must try ro increase the simulation of students .





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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/09/18 | Accepted: 2013/09/23 | Published: 2013/09/23

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