Volume 12, Issue 2 (8-2006)                   IJPCP 2006, 12(2): 154-159 | Back to browse issues page

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Mesbah N, Abedian A. The Relationship of Stress and Hopelessness among Students Residing in Dormitories. IJPCP. 2006; 12 (2) :154-159
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of stress and hopelessness in students residing in dormitories of TehranUniversity.

Method:  The subjects of this descriptive cross-sectional study consisted of 551 students (246 females, 305 males) who were selected by random-cluster sampling and were assessed with Stress Assessment Questionnaire and Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS).  The results were analyzed usingc2 test, ANOVA, regression analysis, and correlation coefficient.

Results: This study showed that the relationship of the five variables of stress factors and the variable of hopelessness is significant (p<0.05). Also, a positive correlation was found between the entire stressful prob- lems and factors during the period of education and the level of hope-lessness in graduate students.

Conclusion: Levels of stress may have a direct relationship with level of hopelessness in students.


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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2007/02/14

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