International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies

Volume 12 - Issue 6 (13) | PP: 1261 - 1273 Language : English
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/EPS2023.12.6.13
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Psychological Security and its Relationship to Mental Health Among a Sample of Women in East Jerusalem

Osama S. Hamdouna
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
24/5/2023 27/6/2023 18/7/2023 26/12/2023
Abstract
Objectives: The study aimed to identify the relationship between psychological security and mental health among women in East Jerusalem and to identify the differences in psychological security and mental health according to the economic status, and according to working with a job / without a job. Methods: The sample consisted of (204) women, and the study used the psychological security scale prepared by the researcher and the mental health scale, which was codified by Fadel Abu Hein (1996). Results: results showed: There was a positive correlation between the level of psychological security and the level of mental health, there were no statistically significant differences in the level of psychological security attributed to the place of residence, differences were found in the level of mental health due to work, the differences were in favour of women who did not work. Finally, there were significant differences in mental health among women attributable to place of residence and work. Finally, there were statistically significant differences in the level of mental health due to the differences in the level of Psychological Security. Conclusions: According to the research outcomes, more attention must be given to the lives and mental health of Palestinian people, especially women, who live in East Jerusalem. More attention and support must be given by the Palestinian authority to Palestinian people especially women in order to enhance their sense of security and resistance.


How To Cite This Article
Hamdouna , O. S. (2023). Psychological Security and its Relationship to Mental Health Among a Sample of Women in East Jerusalem. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 12 (6), 1261-1273, 10.31559/EPS2023.12.6.13

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