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    Association between Economic Activity and Cognitive Health: A Population-Based Observational Study

    Jae Hyun Kim1, Tae Hyun Kim2,3,*
    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.22, No.1, pp. 1-9, 2020, DOI:10.32604/IJMHP.2020.010995
    Abstract This study investigates whether restricted participation in productive activity is associated with cognitive health in Korea. Furthermore, given the enormous socioeconomic disparities between aging and gender differences in employment, we also examine whether these associations vary by gender and age. Data from the Korean Longitudinal Study of Ageing (KLoSA) from 2006 to 2016 was used and 9,942 subjects were included at baseline in 2006. To analyze the association between restricted economic activity due to health condition and cognitive function, generalized estimating equation (GEE) model and chi-square test were used. Of the 9,942 individuals at baseline in 2006, the odds ratio… More >

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    Impact of War Related Mental Disorders on Partners

    Batool Mousavi1,*, Marziye Asgari2, Mohammadreza Soroush2, Reza Amini3, Ali Montazeri4
    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.22, No.1, pp. 11-17, 2020, DOI:10.32604/IJMHP.2020.010901
    Abstract Mental disorders tend to be highly prevalent in war survivors. This paper examined the long-term impact of psychiatric disorders of war survivors on the level of health vulnerability among their female spouses. Interviews were conducted with a nationally representative sample of 653 of the partners of male war survivors with disabilities. The war survivors’ database information used to determine the presence of psychiatric disorders. Then the partners of survivors with (N = 333) and without (N = 320) psychological disorders were assessed via the health-related quality of life (HRQOL-SF36) questionnaire. The frequency of depression and PTSD in war survivors suffer… More >

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    The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction in the Relationship between Disaster Relief Workers’ Perception of Survivors’ Rights and Their Performance of Human Rights Advocacy

    Yun-Jung Choi#, Eunjung Ko#,*
    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.22, No.1, pp. 19-27, 2020, DOI:10.32604/IJMHP.2020.010883
    Abstract This study aimed to investigate the mediating effect of disaster relief workers’ job satisfaction in the relationship between their perception of survivors’ rights and their performance of human rights advocacy. Two hundred disaster relief workers in Korea were invited to complete structured questionnaires pertaining to their perception of survivors’ rights, job satisfaction, and their performance of human rights advocacy, and the relationships between these variables were analyzed using correlation and multiple regression analysis. There were significant positive correlations between disaster relief workers’ perception of survivors’ rights, job satisfaction, and performance of human rights advocacy in this study. The higher their… More >

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    Why Ignore the Dark Side of Social Media? A Role of Social Media in Spreading Corona-Phobia and Psychological Well-Being

    Saqib Amin*
    International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Vol.22, No.1, pp. 29-38, 2020, DOI:10.32604/IJMHP.2020.011115
    Abstract Coronaviruses are a category of associated viruses that trigger disease in mammals and birds. Human coronaviruses have been identified including severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2003, human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV NL63) in 2004, human coronavirus HKU1 (HKU1) in 2005, Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (MERSCoV) in 2012, and severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in December, 2019. This study aims to examine whether social media at residing/admittance in quarantine ward (due to corona virus pandemic disease) affects psychological health or not? We asked questions from 250 quarantined patients infected from coronavirus (restricted to quarantine ward) about their psychological… More >

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