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).
- Mental health,
- Personality type,
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