The Relationship between Religious Beliefs and Mental Health of Students

Seyyedeh Zahra seyyed Mirzayi, Mohammad Reza Belyad, Masoumeh Zhian Bagheri

Abstract


The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of religious beliefs on mental health of students in Islamic Azad University of Karaj. The research method was regression and Pearson correlation. For this purpose, the population of study was selected from normal undergraduate students of Islamic Azad University in Karaj. Sample of study was included 120 students (60 girls and 60 boys), in academic years of 2015-2016 and they were selected by multi-stage random cluster sampling method. In this study, mental health questionnaire of Goldberg with 28 questions and Baraheni’s religious attitude questionnaire with 25 questions were used. The results showed that, there is a significant relationship between religious beliefs and mental health. In the sense that, when religious attitude is more positive, people will have better mental health.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/res.v9n2p69

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