Prediction of Mental Health Based on Mental Toughness by the Mediation of Personality Dimensions

Naji, Ahmad Ali and Hosseinsabe*, Farideh and Pourasadi, Zohreh (2018) Prediction of Mental Health Based on Mental Toughness by the Mediation of Personality Dimensions. Yafte, 19 (5).

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Background: Today, with the increasing pressures of life and, consequently, increasing stress, mental health is endangered. In this regard, the style of personality and mental toughness is noted that is effects on mental health. The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive role of psychological toughness in mental health both directly and indirectly through the mediation of personality dimensions. Material and Methods: In a cross sectional study 273 students at Allameh Tabataba’i University Campus in the 2014-2015 school year with cluster sampling were selected. Variables assessments were done by the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), Personality Assessment Inventory short form (NEO) and Kalaf mental toughness questionnaires. Data were analyzed by the path analysis modeling method and using SPSS-21 and LISREL software. Result: Chi-square theoretical model of this study was equal to 2.47; the measure is insignificantly according to significant level of 0.116 which at first glance may suggest that the model is appropriate and representative of the society. Other fitness indicators, including indicators of GFI=0.98, NFI=0.97, CFI=0.97, AGFI=0.93 & RMSEA=0.06 which is accepted according to the model offered. Commitment, live control and self confidence in interpersonal relation indirectly predicted mental health (p<0.05). Excitation control and self confidence in interpersonal relation directly predicted mental health (p<0.05). Conclusion: Some features of mental toughness regardless of the effect of the character can cause mental health that According to the findings, emotional control and self-confidence are more important. It is suggested that these items be taught to improve mental health. Keywords: Mental health, Personality dimensions, Mental toughness

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2018 06:52
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2018 06:52

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