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Research in Medical Education 2016, 8(2): 18-26 Back to browse issues page
Self-esteem in students of Guilan University of Medical Sciences
F Asgari, M Mirzaee *, R Tabari, E Kazemnejad Leili
Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , msnurse_mirzaee@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Students  particularly, students of medical sciences  not only experience  problems that other students have  but also they  confront specific problems that are related to their job so that, they are threatened more by losing their psychological health .definitely, Self-esteem, is  the most important  factor in mental growth, also  effective factor  in academic achievement .this study has been done for determining self-esteem in students of  guilan university of medical sciences.

Methods: This is a descriptive-analytical study. In this study, statistical population including 2866  students of  Guilan University of Medical Sciences that 537 of them were selected through stratified random sampling method in 93-94. The data were collected through cooper- smith self-esteem questionnaire in 4 domains (general esteem, social, family and educational) and demographic questionnaire and were analyzed by using inferential statistics ,Kolmogorov- Smirnov , Friedman test and SPSS software.

Results: The results  showed that the  mean and  standard deviation  score of self-esteem in general dimension (19.51±4.29) , the social dimension (5.35±1.29) , the family (6.37±1.69), educational (5.62±1.68) and total self-esteem was reported (36.82±6.97) respectively. also, there is significant difference  among mean score of self-esteem  with sex of students(p=0.015),course(p=0.023), willingness to course  (p=0.0001) and  failing in one credit(p=0.013).

Conclusion: According to the result , the highest mean score of self-esteem was related to familial domain and the lowest average was in terms of social self-esteem, so, considering the importance and necessity of self-esteem in academic achievement, holding educational workshops to strengthen Self-esteem by focusing on different effective factors is suggested

Keywords: Self-esteem, students, Dimension, Medical Sciences
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Asgari F, Mirzaee M, Tabari R, Kazemnejad Leili E. Self-esteem in students of Guilan University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (2) :18-26
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