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Relation between self-esteem and identity styles with mental health of students majoring in Psychology, University of Payame Noor, Mahabad center

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The goal of the present research was to examine the relationship between self-esteem and identity styles and mental health of students majoring in Psychology, University of Payame Noor, Mahabad center (Psychology department, 2011-2012). The statistical population of this paper was constituted by students majoring in Psychology who were admitted to the Payame Noor University in 2011-2012, Mahabad center. The number of people in the population under study was 95 people in accordance with the University's computer center from which the sample under research was 76 people in accordance with the Morgan Table. In the present research, the in access sampling method was applied. Tools for gathering date consisted of Cooper Smith's Self-esteem, Berzonsky's Identity Styles and the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ). The methodology of the current paper was of a correlation type which falls under the category of applied researches. Also, in order to analyze resulting data, the Pearson correlation coefficient and Multivariate regression methods were utilized. Results revealed that there was a relationship between mental health and self-esteem.

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