Volume 3, Issue 4 (11-2013)                   J Research Health 2013, 3(4): 545-550 | Back to browse issues page

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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
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-229-en.html
1- Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz , mahdivalizade@yahoo.com
2- Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Abstract:   (10865 Views)
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.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Psychology and Social Health
Received: 2012/12/5 | Accepted: 2013/05/7 | Published: 2013/12/17

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