Predicting Married Women’s Mental Health based on Quality of Life Components

Document Type : Research Article

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M. A. in Family Counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Aras International Campus, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

10.22034/jmp.2021.328764.1027

Abstract

Women's mental health can overshadow theirs other responsibilities; therefore, examining the role of influential factors in mental health has been considered a matter of importance. The present study aimed to investigate the role of emotional components of quality of life in predicting the mental health of married women. This study was descriptive-correlational. In this regard, 240 individuals from the married women community of Shiraz were purposefully selected and surveyed in cyberspace using the SF-36 Quality of Life Questionnaire and the General Health Questionnaire – 28 (GHQ-28). To analyze the data, multiple regression analysis (enter model) was employed. Data analysis revealed that emotional components of quality of life have a significant relationship with mental health (p< 0.01). Multiple regression analysis showed that the components of energy/fatigue, emotional well-being, and social functioning play a positive role in predicting the mental health of married women; moreover, the component of role dysfunction plays a negative part due to lack of emotional health. According to the findings of the present study, it could be concluded that the emotional well-being, happiness, and vitality of married women can play an important role in their mental health.

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Volume 1, Issue 3 - Serial Number 3
November 2021
Pages 25-38
  • Receive Date: 08 July 2021
  • Revise Date: 16 August 2021
  • Accept Date: 06 October 2021
  • First Publish Date: 01 November 2021