Study of communication and social competition and its effects on high school students

Document Type : Original Article

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Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities Sciences, Payam Noor University, Khorram Abad, Iran

Abstract

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 .       

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