Mental Health Status of Employees of Salah al-Din Ayubi Hospital in Baneh

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD student in Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Social Development & Health Promotion Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

4 PhD Student of Health Education and health promotion, Vector-borne Diseases Research Center, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran

5 Phd Student in Health Education & Promotion, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

6 BA in Educational Sciences, Department Education of Marivan city, Marivan, Iran

7 M.Sc in Health Education and Promotion, Department of Public Health, Maragheh University of Medical Sciences, Maragheh, Iran


Introduction: Lack of attention to mental health is one of the important factors in reducing efficiency, loss of manpower and physical and psychological complications, especially in professional services. The purpose of this study was to determine the mental health status of Salah al-Din Ayubi Baneh hospital, which examines the four dimensions of mental health.
Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study. The research population consisted of personnel working in Salah al-Din Ayubi Hospital in Baneh at 2016. Sixty-six people were selected by stratified random sampling method. Data were collected using General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) and analyzed using SPSS19 software.
Results: In this study, the prevalence of mental disorders among staff was 29.4%. The mental health status of physical aspect, social function, anxiety and depression were 7.4%, 3.07%, 12.4% and 1.5%, respectively. There was no statistically significant relationship between the variables used in this study (age, sex, marital status, occupational status, field of study and number of children) with psychological disorders (p> 0.05).
Conclusion: The findings of this study showed that mental disorders among hospital staff are highly prevalent. Therefore, more attention is needed from authorities and researchers to develop mental health programs through interventional programs.


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