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Study of Association between Spiritual Well-Being and Happiness in Male Students in Firouzabad County, Iran
Parvaneh Doodman, Hajar Safari
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Payam-e-Noor University, Tehran, Iran.
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Background and Objectives: Currently, People worldwide are increasingly turning to spirituality and spiritual issues. Religion and spirituality are considered one of the determinants of happiness in psychology. This study was conducted to investigate the association between spiritual well-being and happiness in male students of Firouzabad County.
Methods: Study samples were 200 students in Firouzabad professional schools who were selected by random cluster sampling. Research instruments were Paloutzian and Ellison's Spiritual Well-Being Scale and Argyle's Happiness Scale.
Results: The findings demonstrated that spiritual well-being positively and significantly predicted happiness in the adolescents. Moreover, the components of spiritual well-being, i.e. existential well-being and religious well-being, can predict happiness in the adolescents.
Conclusion: Spirituality plays a very significant and main role in the adolescents' life. The adolescents that have cordial love toward and mental belief in God and ahl-ul-bait are happier and experience more academic achievements. In addition, happiness can help the adolescents become industrious and efficient people in the community.
 

Keywords: Adolescents, Happiness, Spiritual Well-being.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/08/22 | Accepted: 2016/11/27 | Published: 2017/06/1
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Doodman P, Safari H. Study of Association between Spiritual Well-Being and Happiness in Male Students in Firouzabad County, Iran. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2017; 4 (2) :17-20
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