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2014, 14(54): 301-316 Back to browse issues page
Ways of Coping in Married Women in District 22 of Tehran: Community-Based Approach in Mental Health Promotion
Arash Mirabzadeh , Monir Baradaran Eftekhari * , Ameneh Setareh Forouzan , , Homeira Sajadi , Hassan Rafiey , Masood Karimlo
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Introduction: Adaptive ways of coping with stress are as a major component of mental health. The aim of this community based participatory study is to investigate the coping mechanisms in married women in order to develop appropriate intervention programs to promote mental health.


Method: This is a descriptive study which investigates the coping mechanisms in 200 married women 18-65 who residents in district 22 of Tehran based on random sampling and participatory approach. The tool is Folkman and Lazarus’ way of coping questionnaire.


Findingss: Most ways used to deal with stress, was planful problem solving and less wise methods used by participants was confronting coping. In 50% of cases, the married women used emotion based coping. Also, there was difference between educational stage and the number of children and some ways of coping.


Discussion: It seems that, implementing an appropriate interventions program related to adaptive ways of coping dealing to stress is effective in mental health and quality of life promotion.

Keywords: ways of coping, community based approach, participation, married women, mental health, Iran.
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Received: 2015/03/26 | Accepted: 2015/03/26 | Published: 2015/03/26
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Mirabzadeh A, Baradaran Eftekhari M, Setareh Forouzan A, Sajadi , H, Rafiey H, Karimlo M. Ways of Coping in Married Women in District 22 of Tehran: Community-Based Approach in Mental Health Promotion. Social Welfare. 2014; 14 (54) :301-316
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Volume 14, Issue 54 (10-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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