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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background: Creativity is one of the most concepts in psychology that it passes many years of study it, but yet relation between it and mental health is controversial issue.
Purpose: The aim of this study was investigation the relationship between creativity and general health in adolescents.
Method: 125 girl students of Pre-university in Tehran were selected by random cluster sampling method and responded to creativity questionnaire of Abedi and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ). Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and Multivariate regression.
Result (s): Results showed that creativity positively correlated with general health and predicted it. Investigating in components of general health demonstrated that creativity negatively correlated with depression and predicted it (P<0/05).
Conclusion: It can be concluded that fostering creativity is an effective way into adolescents’ mental health promotion.