Volume 17, Number 4 (9-2013)                   hmj 2013, 17(4): 347-355 | Back to browse issues page


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Hamid N, Zemestani M. The relationship between spiritual intelligence, personality traits and quality of life in medical students. hmj. 2013; 17 (4) :347-355
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-1016-en.html

Department of Clinical Psychology
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Introduction: Spiritual issues and their relationship with other psychological components are of interesting subjects for behavioural sciences experts. The aim of this research was investigating the relationship between spiritual intelligence, personality traits and quality of life in medical students. Methods: In this analytic study, a sample of 160 medical students in 2010-11 academic years was selected randomly by using cluster sampling method. The data collection instruments were spiritual intelligence and quality of life questionnaires. For statistical analysis, SPSS 16 Software was used. Results: The results revealed that there is a significant correlations between personality traits, spiritual intelligence and quality of life (P<0.001). Spiritual intelligence had the most positive relation with quality of life, whereas neuroticism had the most negative relation with it. It was also revealed that neuroticism, conscientiousness and agreeableness had the highest role in predicting quality of life. Conclusion: The results of this research showed that there were positive and multiple relationships between spirituality intelligence, personality traits and quality of life. Spiritual intelligence had the most positive relation with quality of life, whereas neuroticism has the most negative relation with it
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/08/31 | Accepted: 2017/11/4 | Published: 2017/11/4

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