Volume 11, Issue 1 (spring 2007)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2007, 11(1): 50-55 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Salehi L, Solimanizadeh L, BagheriYazdi S, Abbaszadeh A. The relationship between religious beliefs and locus of control with mental health. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2007; 11 (1) :50-55
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-118-en.html
1- , E.mail: lsolaimani@ yahoo.com
Abstract:   (11386 Views)
Abstract Background: Prevention of mental disorders is considered to be the major aim of mental health. Preventive attempts to strengthen religious beliefs and ideas are among the approaches to help reducing mental disorders. Objective: To study the relationship between religious beliefs and locus of control with mental health in female students. Methods: This was a descriptive-analytic study performed on 80 female students of Bandar Abbas University of Medical Sciences in 2000. Random clustering method was used for selection of samples. The data were collected using 3 different questionnaires named as Julian Rater Locus of Control, Symptom-Check List-90-Revised questionnaire, and Islamic Act Screening Scale. Findings: The data analysis showed a direct and positive effect of religion on mental health and locus of control, although the relationship between religious beliefs and symptom-check list-90-revised scale was significantly reversed. Conclusion: Regarding the positive effects of religious beliefs and practices on mental health, the use of this potential in community health planning specially when dealing with young adults is recommended.
Full-Text [PDF 138 kb]   (1994 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Midwifery

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

© 2020 All Rights Reserved | The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb