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Alian Fini F, Ghasemi M. Studying the Validity and Reliability of the Persian Version of Physical and Mental Health Questionnaire, Based on the Holistic Wellness Model. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2016; 19 (4) :51-59
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-4276-en.html
1- MSc in Health, Department of Health, Islamic Azad University of Arak, Arak,Iran.
2- Department of Management, Azad Arak University of Medical sciences, Arak, Iran. , Mana_166@yahoo.com
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Background: Mental health is an important aspect of health and the World Health Organization defines health as "full physical, mental and social welfare, and not merely the absence of disease". Given that 79 percent of the health education focused on physical aspects, in fact, the most focus is on biological parameters of people to measure their health. So we need a valid questionnaire to measure mentally and physically the health of people in the research community.

Materials and Methods: The Holistic Wellness Model reflects that the researches is done on health which is different in variant cultures perspectives.102 managers and officials of Islamic Azad University of Arak participated in this studyin 2014 and the validity and reliability of the questionnaire were analyzed using the software SPSS20.

Results: 102 people were enrolled in this study, 74 males (72.5%) and the rest were female. Cronbach' Alpha coefficient for the entire questionnaire was 0.93.In all six aspects which reviewed, the correlation between all questions and its perspective was measured by using Spearman test. There was a significant positive correlation among all the questions and the related aspects.

Conclusion: The Persian version of physical and mental health questionnaire, based on the Holistic Wellness Model, is suitable to assess the health of people. Also, validity and reliability is appropriate.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: Health
Received: 2016/03/2 | Accepted: 2016/04/11

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