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Ahmadabadi S, Lotfi M, Alavian F. The Role of Social Health Level in Students' Mental Health Problems. hrjbaq. 2021; 7 (1) :12-23
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Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran , (somayeh.ahmadabadi@gmail.com)
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Introduction: Some social factors can act as a protective shield against mental health problems. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between social health and mental health problems in students.
Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive-correlation method and a fundamental goal. The statistical population of this study consisted of students-teachers of Farhangian University of Khorasan Razavi Province (Iran) from which 747 people were selected by available method and then, responded to two tests of General Health (GHQ-28) and Keys Social Health Scale (1998).
Results: The results of multiple regression analysis in a simultaneous manner showed that the variables of social integration (T = -71.31, β = -0.271), social acceptance (T = 5.428, β = -0.190) and social participation (T = -5.831, β = -0.206) significantly predict mental health problems and these variables together explain 26% of the variance of mental health problems.
Conclusion: Social health can be considered as an intervention in the treatment of mental health problems in addition to focusing on interpersonal factors and thus promote mental health.

Author Contribution: Somayeh Ahmadabadi was the major contributor in writing the manuscript. Maryam Lotfi and Firozeh Alavian helped in the analysis of data and methodology. The authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Conflict of Interest/Funding/Supports: There is no conflict of interest in this article. It should be noted that the present article is taken from the research project funded by the Farhangian University of Khorasan Razavi Province
Ethical Considerations: In all stages of this research, ethical considerations have been observed. The study protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (code: IR.MUMS.REC. 1399.445).
Applicable Remarks: In addition to focusing on interpersonal factors, social health can also be considered as a goal of treatment to intervene in mental health problems.

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Received: 2021/05/20 | Revised: 2022/03/13 | Accepted: 2021/12/8 | ePublished ahead of print: 2022/01/23 | Published: 2022/03/9

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