Objectives: In clinical practice, nurses who have shown consternation at the psychological well being are more motivated in practice. The stigma of needing mental health care remains a concern
for most people. The purpose of the study was to predict the psychological well-being of rehabilitation nurses based on personality traits and defense mechanisms. Methods: In a co relational research, the participants consisted of all married female nurses in rehabilitation hospitals of the Qom city. The sample size estimated by Tabachnik and Fidel method 114 and with Overestimate attain to 120 people. The participants were selected by cluster random sampling method. Data collected by Ryff's Scales of Psychological well-being, Big Five Personality Inventory short form [NEO FFI] and defense style questionnaire [DSQ - 40] . Data analyzed by Pearson correlation coefficient and multivariate regression by the use of SPSS software [V20] .
Results: Analysis of research data indicated that traits of extroversion [P = 0.01] , neuroticism [P = 0.01] , agreeableness [P = 0.01] , mature defensive style [P = 0.01] and immature defense style [P = 0.01] could explain variance of psychological well-being of nurses significantly.
Morteza Ghadimianfar ,Asghar Dadkhah ,
Prediction of Rehabilitation Nurses’ Psychological Well-Being Through Personality Traits and Defense Mechanisms,
Iran. Rehabil. J. 2015;
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