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Volume 3, Issue 3 (10-2016)                   J Prevent Med 2016, 3(3): 57-62 | Back to browse issues page

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Safi M, Noori S, Zare S, Azad M. Correlation of Islamic life-style and students' happiness in Bandar Abbas University of Medical Sciences. J Prevent Med. 2016; 3 (3) :57-62
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-229-en.html
1- BSC. Anesthetics, Faculty of Para-Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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Introduction: Islamic life style adopts a positive approach to human life and is concerned with Islamic instructions and deals with all aspects of human life. On the other hand, happiness is a goal pursued in all human communities, but it differs across individuals and cultures. Therefore, the present research aimed to investigate the correlation between happiness and Islamic life style in the students of Bandar Abbas University of medical sciences in 2015. 
Methods: The present descriptive-analytical research was conducted on 110 students affiliated with the nursing, midwifery and paramedical faculties of Bandar Abbas University. The data collection instrument was a questionnaire developed by the researchers. The validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by a panel of experts and its reliability was checked and confirmed through the test-retest method. The data were statistically analyzed using SPSS ver.16.
Results: The average age of the participants was 42.21±8.2years. Pearson's correlation test revealed a significant positive correlation between self-efficacy and Islamic life style (P<0.001, r=0.412). Similarly, a statistically significant correlation was found between sex and Islamic life style (P=0.033). 
Conclusion: This­ study showed that Islamic life style can enhance the happiness. The findings of this study emphasize on the need for conducting educational programs and workshops regarding the effect of Islamic life style on happiness, life satisfaction, optimism, and mental health.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/10/2 | Accepted: 2017/03/7 | Published: 2017/03/7

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