عنوان مقاله [English]
AbstractThe aim of this article is to examination of the relation between acculturation stress and mental health inthe town of Kermanshah. Nowadays, many people hoping to improve their own or their childrenâs life tohave their own country on moving other places. They may face with the problem of the immigrantsâintegration in the new place and the problem of how they can adapt themselves to the new environmental andcultural circumstances. When migrants encounter with a new cultural circumstances that differente from thenative cultural. Face with more probability in adaptation with new culture the process of adaptation isstressful for them and consequently lead to mental disorders. In this paper the survey method is used and datawere collected through structured questionnaire from 400 migrants who were selected randomly. The currentresearch employs factor analysis to verify constract validity and to determine reliability, choronbach alpha isused. To test the hypotheses, Pearson correlation coefficient and analysis of variance were employed.Multiple regression and path analysis were used to assess the research model. According to the researchfindings, there is a significant relationship between the immigrantsâ mental health and acculturation stress (r=0.74), acculturation in destination (r = 0.11) and time stay (r = 0.41). Regression results show that the fivevariables: acculturation stress (Beta= 0.66), acculturation in destimation (Beta=0.18), education(Beta= 0.22),and job conditions (Beta= 0.095), marital statuse (Beta= 0.096) and job conditions(Beta= 0.095).this variableexplant 67 percent variation of dependent variable mental health(RÂ² = 0.67). In path analysis model, the fiveabove-mentioned variable, have significant effect directly on dependent variable and other variable have anindirect effect on it.