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A Comparison of Mental Health and Personality Types among Normal Children and Without Fathers
Natura Journal (2014)
  • Seyed Mohammad, Kalantarkousheh, دکتر سید محمد کلانتر کوشه
Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was comparing the mental health and Personality type between 10 to 13 year-old children, who live with father and those who lost their fathers.Methods: For the purpose of this study, 300 female students (150 live with fathers and 150 lost their fathers) were recruited from all the Tehran students in academic year 1392-93 by available and Multi Stage clustering sampling method. This was a causal-comparative study. The data collection instrument was GHQ Scale and Personality type Scale. Pearson correlation,Mann-Whitney test and Chi – square were used to analyze data. Data was assessed with the SPSS 18 software.Results: Based on Mann-Whitney U test, there was no significant difference between mental health of children who live with fathers and those who lost their fathers ( P >0.05). As a result of Chi – square test, there is no relation between personality type and having or loosing father (P>0.05 ). Based on Pearson correlation test, There was no significant difference between mental health and personality type (p≥0.05).

Keywords
  • Mental health,
  • Personality type,
  • Children,
  • Father.
Disciplines
Publication Date
Winter June, 2014
Citation Information
Seyed Mohammad, Kalantarkousheh, دکتر سید محمد کلانتر کوشه. "A Comparison of Mental Health and Personality Types among Normal Children and Without Fathers" Natura Journal Vol. 18 Iss. 6 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kalantar/28/