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2008, 11(1): 17-21 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of depression among soldiers in one resting place of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
M Panjehband , M Shokraei
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Background: Depression is one of the common psychologic disorders that manifests it's Self with sad mood, absence of interest and enjoyment and a decrease in individual efficiency.
Materials and methods: This applicable study was done with the facto expost method, it included 100 soldiers in one resting place of IRIAF which were tested with Beck's depression test.
Results: mean ISD of Beck's test was 18.68±8/9. The correlation Between duration of service and depression and also age and depression were -0.102 and 0.264, respectively, so we saw that the correlation between age and depression was statistically significant. The level of education (primary school, middle school or high school) and depression were not correlated, but the distance from hometown to service place was correlated with depression.
Conclusion: most soldiers had moderate to severe depression based on the Beck Test which indicated a high prevalence of disorder in the soldiers of the resting-place.
Keywords: Depression, Soldiers Resting-place, Age, Duration of service
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/03/7 | Accepted: 2014/06/3 | Published: 2014/06/3
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Panjehband M, Shokraei M. Evaluation of depression among soldiers in one resting place of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force. EBNESINA- Journal of Medical. 2008; 11 (1) :17-21
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