The Relationship between Religious Orientation and Happiness in Students of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences | Tajabadi | Nova Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Relationship between Religious Orientation and Happiness in Students of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Reza Tajabadi

Abstract


Background: Students are the fundamental basis of human resource development, advancement and empowerment of the community be considered. And on the other hand, because of the transient nature of their lives, they experience many stressors that threaten their mental health. Religious orientation is an indicator of following or desiring religious teachings, which has recently been given much attention. Therefore, our main goal in this research is to investigate the relationship between religious orientation and happiness in students of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

Materials and  Methods: The design of this research is descriptive-correlational. The statistical population consisted of all medical students of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. In this study, a sample size of 63 students were studying (girls = 32, boys = 31 ), who were selected by random sampling. In the present study, the confidentiality and all ethical principles are observed. Also, the authors of the article have not reported any conflicts of interest. The tool for collecting information was Alport Religious Orientation Questionnaire and Bar-An Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire. Data were analyzed using SPSS software and descriptive statistical methods (mean and standard deviation) and regression analysis.

Result: The findings of this study showed that internal religious orientation could predict 41 percent (41/0) of changes in student happiness scores. External religious orientation also has the ability to predict 37 percent (0.37) of happiness scores.

Conclusion: The results of this study showed that internal and external religious orientation serves as a protective solution for coping with individual vulnerabilities (academic stress and emotional difficulty), which is a threat to mental health. According to the findings that show the effect of religious orientation on students' happiness  ,It is necessary to strengthen the religious attitudes of medical students, which should be a model for other students, in order to create inner peace of mind by creating hope and encouraging positive attitudes.

Key words: Religious Orientation, Happiness, Students

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