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Nabavi S S, Sohrabi F, Afrooz G, Delavar A, Hosseinian S. Relationship between self-efficacy and mental health among teachers:the role of perceived social support. rph. 2017; 11 (2) :50-68
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2611-en.html
1- Imam Reza International University, Farhangian university
2- Allame tabatabae university , asmar567@yahoo.com
3- Tehran University
4- Allame tabatabae university
5- Alzahra university
Abstract:   (2292 Views)

The main objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between self-efficacy, perceived social support and mental health among teachers.  Sample consisted of 447 teachers which selected by cluster random sampling. In order to collect research data from the General Health Questionnaire, general self-efficacy questionnaire and Social Support Questionnaire were used. The results of path analysis showed that social support can mediate the relationship between self-efficacy and mental health among teachers. There have significiant diffrences between genders in anxiety and insomnia symptoms. There were not significiant difrences between elementary school and secondary school teachers in outcome variableres. Path analysis showed that 15% of teacher’s mental health scores was explained through the perceived social support. It could be concluded that social support had a pivotal role in teacher self efficacy and mental health. 

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/16 | Accepted: 2017/10/3 | Published: 2017/10/3

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