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Shahbazi T, Moeini B, Moradveisi L, Doosti-Irani A. Relationship between Early Maladaptive Schemas and Mental Health in Students of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. Pajouhan Sci J 2024; 22 (1) :78-90
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1- Razi Hospital, Tehran University for Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and Neurosurgery Research Group, Student Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3- Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
4- Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Background and Objectives: Early maladaptive schemas are known as cognitive or behavioral patterns that categorize information and organize relationships between them. This research aimed to investigate the relationship between early maladaptive schemas and mental health in students at Hamadan University of Medical Sciences.
Materials and Methods: This study was a descriptive-analytical cross-sectional study, with a statistical population consisting of students from the faculties of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy at Hamadan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services in the academic year 2021-2022, totaling 968 individuals. The required sample size for the regression method was determined to be 178 individuals using the Green formula. The sampling method was performed using relative stratified random sampling due to the homogeneity of the study community units.
Results: The results of the Spearman correlation test showed a significant negative relationship (P=0.01) between early maladaptive schemas and mental health in students. Specifically, there was a negative and significant relationship between early maladaptive schemas and various aspects of mental health, such as self-regulation, limitations, other-directedness, over-vigilance, and social inhibition.
Conclusion: In summary, there was a significant negative relationship between early maladaptive schemas and the mental health of students at Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. This study can be used to understand the factors affecting the mental health of students and their relationship with early maladaptive schemas.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry
Received: 2023/10/29 | Accepted: 2024/04/4 | Published: 2024/03/19

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