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Sadidpour S, Sadat Hosseinie A, Sadat Hoseini S. A Comparative Study of Mental Health of Medical Sciences: A Meta- Analysis of Studies in the Field of Mental Health and Employment in Country. tkj. 2016; 7 (4) :31-44
URL: http://tkj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-561-en.html
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Abstract:   (1915 Views)

Introduction: Mental health of nurses and doctors should have a desirable mental health to be able to transfer it to the patients. Therefore, in the first step performing a study about mental health in comparison with the other jobs in the medical sciences is necessary.

Methods: This study is quantitative and systematic. In this study, mental health was the dependent variable and the type of occupation was the independent variable. The Studied population was the articles of scientific researches in the field of mental health among the different occupations.The hypothesis of this study was collecting and companing the results in the field of mental health of employers in different groups, especially comparing medical and non-medical sciences. The method used for this research was a meta-analysis one and for analyzing the data, Z scores meta- analysis was applied.

Result: The data of the present study showed that the average score of mental health in Medical Sciences group was -0.07, in office jobs was 0.06, in military jobs was -0.01 and in the industrial jobs was -0.7, respectively. Comparative analysis showed that the average scores of mental health in Medical Sciences group compared with the military, Medical sciences,office,and industrial jobs was higher, but in comparison with the military and office, jobs was lower. The lowest level of mental health was related to the industrial jobs and office jobs was higher compared with the other jobs.

Conclusion: Studies have shown that the average mental health scores in medical sciences group was higher compared with non-medical group. So, for having committed medical staff it needs more attention about mental health of this group. In macro policy, it should be paid attention to promote the level of mental health of medical sciences in hospitals and clinics.

Result: The data of the present study show that the average of mental health in  Medical Sciences is, -0.07  in office job is 0.06; in military career  is -0.01 and in  industrial jobs,-0.7.Respectively. Comparative analysis shows that the average of the four military occupations, dentists, mental health, medical, industrial, office and industrial jobs better, but the military and administrative jobs is lower. The lowest level of mental health-related industries and businesses of all higher administrative positions.

 Conclusion: Studies have shown that, above average mental health practitioners, medical practitioners, business groups, and this is not desirable. So, to have committed medical staff need to be more attentive factors affecting the mental health of this group and its mental health policy , medical groups, hospitals and treatment centers should be considered

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/11/26 | Accepted: 2016/05/15 | Published: 2016/05/15

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