Role of Optimism of Mental Health and Post-Traumatic Growth in Coronavirus Unit’s Nurses By Mediation of Resilience and Cognitive Emotion-Regulation

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Aim: Present study was conducted to predict positive mental health and post-traumatic growth in nurses of coronavirus care unit based on optimism, by considering the mediating role of resilience and cognitive emotion regulation. Method: Research method is structural equation modeling (SEM). The statistical population includes all nurses in Isfahan who worked in coronarvirus care hospitals; 230 of them were selected by available sampling method. Research instruments include the revised Life Orientation Questionnaire (Scheier and Carver, 2015), cognitive emotion regulation (Garnefski et al., 2006), resilience (Schumacher et al., 2005), post-traumatic growth and development (Tedeschi, 1996) and positive mental health (Lakut et al., 2016). SPSS version 23 and Amos version 23 were used to analyze the data. Results: results showed that optimism was both directly and indirectly through cognitive emotion regulation strategy and resilience has a positive effect on post-traumatic growth (β = 0.408, P <0.01) and positive mental health (381/38). 0 = β, P <0.01). Conclusion: findings of research in addition to practical and theoretical implications, can be used as a useful model to provide useful services to nurses to provide growth and development after truama and promote mental health.


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