The present descriptive cross-sectional research was carried out on all chronic mental patients inhabiting in chronic mental patient care center in Zanjan. All mental patients were evaluated by WHOQOL and Zung anxiety and depression questionnaires. The means for quality of life in physical health, mental health, social relationships, and environmental factors domains were 17.28, 13.69, 14.48, and 16/16, respectively. There was a significant relationship between the means of quality of life and depression for all domains, except environmental factors domain. Depression was the most significant predictor of quality of life among other variables.
quality of life
Chronic mental patients
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