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J Research Health 2013, 3(4): 545-550 Back to browse issues page
Correlation between coping styles and body dysmorphic concern among student
Mahdi Valizade , Saba Hasanvandi , Mahnaz Mehrabizade Honarmand , Mohammad Mojtaba Keikhayfarzaneh , Seyedeh Sara Mousavi
MA Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
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Background and Aim: worry about physical appearance is in psychiatric disorders. This occupation about body image is one of the main worry in the female students. The aim of present study was to determine the relationship between body dysmorphic concern and coping styles among female students in Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz. Method: In this survey study, 141 female students were selected through random sampling among students in dormitory and responded to body dysmorphic concern Inventory and Andlers and Parker's coping styles Inventory. Datas from above questionnaires, were analysed from SPSS-16 and statistical test of pearson's correlation and stepwise regresson. Findings: Results of pearson's correlation showed that coping styles of emotion – focused, distracted and occupation have statistical relationship r=./46 p= <./001, r=./28 p= <./01 and r=./16 p= <./5with body dysmorphic concern respectively. Also, results of step wise regression showed that coping styles of emotion-focused and distraction are most predictors of body dysmorphic concern respectively. Conclusion: The result of this study showed that coping styles can be main predictive elements for body dysmorphic concern. So, can with education effective coping skills to students help to increase mental health of them.
Keywords: Body dysmorphic concern, coping styles, students
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health system
Received: 2012/12/5 | Accepted: 2013/05/7 | Published: 2013/12/17
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Valizade M, Hasanvandi S, Mehrabizade Honarmand M, Keikhayfarzaneh M M, Mousavi S S. Correlation between coping styles and body dysmorphic concern among student. J Research Health. 2013; 3 (4) :545-550
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