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IJPN 2015, 3(1): 47-58 Back to browse issues page
The relationship of Dentistry students’ spiritual intelligence to general health
H Semyari, M Heravi karimooi *, M Nasiri, F Arabi
Elderly Care Research Center- Shahed University, College of Nursing & Midwifery, Tehran, Iran , heravi@shahed.ac.ir
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Introduction: Dental Students are encountered with a wide range of health-related problems because of studying in stressful clinical environment. Spiritual intelligence and their relationship with other factors like general health are of interesting subjects for behavioural sciences experts. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between general health and spiritual intelligence in dental students of Tehran. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 481 dental students who studied in different universities of Tehran were enrolled. Data were collected using Spiritual intelligence, General health (GHQ-28) and characteristics demographic questionnaires. Data were also entered into SPSS-v16 and analyzed with correlation test, T-test and ANOVA test. The significant level was <0.05. Results: Dental students have intermediate level of spiritual intelligence and there was no any difference between male and female. There was significant relationship between Spiritual intelligence and General health generally and in all parts (P<0.005). Grade point average, marital status, educational year and economical state showed significantly correlated with General health. Age, grade point average, educational year and economical state showed significantly correlated with spiritual intelligence. Conclusion: Improvement of spiritual intelligence could help increase the general health of dental students.
Keywords: Spiritual intelligence, General health, Dental students
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Received: 2015/04/29 | Published: 2015/05/15 | ePublished: 2015/05/15
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Semyari H, Heravi karimooi M, Nasiri M, Arabi F. The relationship of Dentistry students’ spiritual intelligence to general health. IJPN. 2015; 3 (1) :47-58
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