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Evaluation of Stress in Military Personnel of Persian Gulf
Azad E. *, Fathhi Ashtiani A., Ahmadi Kh.
, esfandearazad@yahoo.com
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Introduction. Stress is a phenomenon puts human in the shade by development of technology. This study was performed to determine the stress of military personnel of Persian Gulf with respect to geographic features (warm, humidity…) and the sensitivity of the region.

Materials and Methods. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study. The samples were 766 military personnel of Persian Gulf selected via clustered sampling. The instruments of the study were a self-made stress questionnaire and Holmes and Rahe questionnaire.

Results. Mean score of samples was 204. While the accepted score of Homes and Rahe questionnaire is 100. Also, 34% of samples scored higher than 250 and 38% from 100 to 250.

Discussion. Mean score of samples was at least double than normal range and in respect of questionnaire prediction norm the persons who scored between 100 -250 were more vulnerable (50%) to psycho-physiological disorders. 

Keywords: Stress, Military personnel, Persian Gulf.
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2007/07/15 | Published: 2007/01/15
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