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The Role of Religiosity in Predicting the Level of Job Stress and Marital Conflict among Married Nurses of Medical Education Centers in Hamedan, Iran
Mohsen Rezaiee Ahvanuee , Hojat-allah Pirzadeh, Jalil Rajabi
School of Psychology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (218 Views)

Background and Objectives: The present study was conducted by the aim of predicting the role of religiosity in job stress and marital conflict among married nurses of medical education centers in Hamedan.

Methods: The present research is a descriptive-analytic one. The population of the research included all the married nurses in medical education centers in Hamedan at 2014-2015, which were over 270 individual. 155 individuals were selected through available sampling method. Data gathering was done by using Osipow Job Stress Questionnaire, Sanaee Marital Conflict Questionnaire and Religiosity Questionnaire of Glock and Stark. For analyzing the data, statistical tests of Pearson Correlation and step-by-step multivariate regression were used, and data analysis was conducted by SPSS18.

Results: Results of Pearson correlation indicated that there is a significant and negative correlation between religiosity and its components with job stress and marital conflict among nurses. Step-by-step regression analysis showed that religiosity can predict job stress and marital conflict among nurses. Also, among the components of religiosity, two components of consequences and belief could predict job stress by 0.24% and two components of affective and consequences could predict marital conflict by 0.21%.

Conclusion: Since religiosity plays a determining role in job stress and marital conflict, providing some educations in the field of religious teachings can be considerably effective for this group of society.

Keywords: Job Stress, Marital Conflict, Nurse, Religiosity
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/10/30 | Accepted: 2016/12/24 | Published: 2017/05/31

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