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MCS 2021, 7(4): 330-339 Back to browse issues page
Correlation between Daily Spiritual Experience and Spiritual Health of Military University Professors (Daily Spiritual Experience and Spiritual Health)  
Leila Lotfian1 , Minoo Asadzandi * 2, Mahrooz Javadi3 , Mojtaba Sepandi4
1- MSc of Military Nursing Student, Faculty of Nursing, Student Research Committe of Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2-   Ph.D.  Research Management, Assistant Professor, Research fellow of Medicine, Quran and Hadith Research Center,  Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- MSc in Nursing, Health Management Research Center, Pediatric Nursing Department, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Ph.D., in Epidemiology and Biological Statistics, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biological Statistics Department, Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (342 Views)
Introduction: The attitude of military professors towards life events and job stresses affects their health. If stressful events are considered as spiritual experience, they cause less harm to people’s spiritual health.
Objective: The present study was conducted to investigate the correlation between daily spiritual experience and spiritual health in professors of military universities.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-cross-sectional study conducted in 2019, 150 military professors were selected using convenience sampling based on the inclusion criteria. Data were analyzed using one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Pearson correlation coefficient. Significance level was 0.05.
Results: There was a positive and significant correlation between the score of spiritual health and spiritual experience of professors (r = 0.18, P = 0.01). The correlation between spiritual health and daily spiritual experience in professors in subgroup of selected university A, Selected University B and selected university C was (r=0.005, P=0.39: ) (P=0.02, r= 0.32) and (r: 0.04, P=04.77), respectively, which were statistically significant in selected universities A and B affiliated to the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Discussion and Conclusion: Considering the correlation between spiritual health and daily spiritual experience, it is recommended to implement methods to promote spiritual health, change attitudes toward life events, and religion-oriented struggling with job stress in Faculty Empowerment Program.
Keywords: Spiritual Health, Spiritual Experience, Military University.
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Received: 2020/07/2 | Accepted: 2020/08/15 | Published: 2021/03/30
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Research code: 617
Ethics code: IR.BMSU.REC1398.231
Clinical trials code: IRCT IRCT20190708044153N1


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