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Health Spiritual Med Ethics 2015, 2(4): 15-21 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Religious Attitudes and Psychological Well-being of Nurses Working in Health Centers in Qom University of Medical Sciences in 2014
Tahmineh Dadkhah Tehrani , Nafiseh Habibian , Reza Ahmadi
Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IranDepartment of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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Background and Objectives: Nurses are the most important group who provide health system services. They may face with various stresses related to their job that may cause physiological problems. Many factors can influence their psychological health. With this in mind, the current study aimed to examine the relationship between religious attitude with psychological well-being in nurses working in Qom University of Medical Sciences. Methods: The data were collected by means of three questionnaires: demographic, psychological wellbeing, and religious attitude questionnaires. The religious attitude was assessed by Clark and Stark's religious attitude questionnaire. And the psychological well-being was measured by psychological well-being questionnaire introduced by Ryff and Keyes for adults in this study. Results: Religious attitude and psychological well-being were at medium level in 53/6% of the subjects (n=127). Correlational Pearson test showed that total score of religious attitude had significantly positive relationships with psychological well-being (r=+0/30, p<0/01). Conclusion: Based on the results of the study, it can be concluded that religious attitude can have a positive influence on psychological well-being.

Keywords: Religious Attitude, Psychological Wellbeing, Nurses, Wellbeing
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/02/13 | Accepted: 2016/02/17 | Published: 2016/02/17
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Dadkhah Tehrani T, Habibian N, Ahmadi R. The Relationship between Religious Attitudes and Psychological Well-being of Nurses Working in Health Centers in Qom University of Medical Sciences in 2014. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2015; 2 (4) :15-21
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