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Relationship between Students’ Personality and Mental Health at University of Guilan (Faculty of Humanities)

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ABSTRACT

The main goal of this research was the scrutiny of relationship between students’ personality characteristics and mental health at the University of Guilan. The population was the students of the Faculty of Humanities in 2009 with 3000 which 196 were selected using Kerjeci & Morgan table and stratified sampling method. They answered to the NEO and GHQ questionnaires. Results showed that there was relationship between personality characteristic of neurotic, openness, extraversion and being conscionable with mental health. Meanwhile, openness had the highest and extraversion with the lowest correlation scale and most of students (65%) had low mental health. Also, there were no significant differences among students with respect to different courses but significant difference with respect to gender and age.

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Sadeghi, A. , Ofoghi, N. and Azizi, S. (2015) Relationship between Students’ Personality and Mental Health at University of Guilan (Faculty of Humanities). Health, 7, 896-901. doi: 10.4236/health.2015.77105.

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