Document Type : Original Article
Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities Sciences, Payam Noor University, Khorram Abad, Iran
This study examined the relationship between social competence and mental health of male and female students of senior high schools in Khoramabad city.The method of research was descriptive-Correlaional. statistical population included all secondary students of Khorramabad city that reported 17276 people. Samlpe size was determined 3mo people by Kerjci-Morghan Table and selected by stratified random sampling.Research instrument was two standard questionnaire Felner,s social competennce and Goldberg &Hiller,s General Health Questionnaire. Colletcted data analysised by Mean , Standard deviation, Pearson coefficient correlation and multiple regression.Results showed there is meaningful and possetuve rellationship between social competence and mental health. so based on multiple regression results the behavioural and motivational skills about 0/17 of variance of mental health of female students and the behavioural skill explain about 0/03 of variance of mental health in male student .