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Moshki M, Ghofranipour F, Azadfallah P, Hajizadeh E. Implementation of participatory-educational program based on Precede model for self-esteem and psychological well-being enhancement of university students. hmj. 2010; 14 (1) :22-31
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-138-en.html
Assistant Professor Department of Public Health
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Introduction: Students are susceptible to mental health and psychological problems in different situations. The purpose of this study was to use a participatory-educational intervention for enhancement of self-esteem and psychological well-being of the students of Gonabad and Birjand medical sciences universities.
Methods: This experimental study was based on Precede model in which 154 university students were randomly selected for the case and control groups. The data were collected by GHQ_28, Rosenberg's self-esteem scale, enabling, predisposing and reinforcement factors questionnaires. The skill training program was used based on focus group discussion method in the sub-group of 12 participants. Then planned and implemented program was evaluated in the groups. The data were analysed using SPSS software.
Results: The results showed that there are significant differences between predisposing, enabling and reinforcement factors, self-esteem and psychological well-being variables before and after intervention. Moreover, after intervention, differences in psychological well-being (P<0.0001), self-esteem (P<0.001), predisposing factors (P<0.01), enabling and reinforcement factors (P<0.02) in case a and control groups, were significant.
Conclusion: The study showed that skill training based on Precede Model can enhance self-esteem and psychological well-being and leads to empowerment and participation.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/19

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