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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2017, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 47-57 Back to browse issues page
Factor structure and validity of Cognitive adjustment as an indicator of psychological health at work
Marjan Alizadeh , Feyzallh Afrazizadeh Seyed , Mansor Tork , Amin Dehghan
Islamic Azad University, Yasuj Branch, I.R. Iran , afrazi003@gmail.com
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Background and aims: Mental health has been defined as one of the basic principles of psychological health. Mental health along with mental experience of anxiety and calmness should also assess the individual’s performance at work. The main aim of the current study was to carry out factor analysis and validation of the questionnaire for cognitive adjustment at work.

Methods: The research scheme utilized by the study is the methodology approach and the study is a Methodological. The statistical population of the study include all the students at Yasouj Medical University, from which 215 participants were selected using the convenient sampling method as the sample of the study. Then, the questionnaire of cognitive adjustment at work, developed by Malo, Tremblay, and Brunet, was distributed among the sample. This scale was translated into Persian and then re-translated into English. Some experts studied the questionnaire to determine the cultural sensitivities, the clarity of questions, the number of differences and errors in meaning construction.

Results: The findings showed that Cronbach Alpha coefficient was 0.87 for the whole questionnaire and varied from 0.76 to 0.81 for subscales. All items had acceptable correlation. The test-retest results indicated the stability of the questionnaire of students' attitude toward police and its subscales. The exploratory factor analysis indicated 3 acceptable subscales.

Conclusion: The results showed that the Persian version of the work environment cognitive adjustment questionnaire has acceptable reliability and validity. In order to measure working mental health along with the components of psychological health, it can be used the questionnaire with Iranian samples.

Keywords: Cognitive adjustment, Psychological health, Work, Medical students
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/03/9 | Accepted: 2016/08/8 | Published: 2016/12/15
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Alizadeh M, Afrazizadeh F, Tork M, Dehghan A. Factor structure and validity of Cognitive adjustment as an indicator of psychological health at work. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2017; 5 (4) :47-57
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