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Mod Care J 2012, 9(2): 156-162 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between spiritual well-being and life satisfaction in the nursing staff of Mashhad Hasheminezhad Hospital (2011)
A Assarroudi, M.R Jalilvand, D Oudi, A Akaberi
Instructor North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd , arashdata@yahoo.com
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  Background and Aim : Life satisfaction is one of the mental health components and spiritual well-being is accounted as the latest construct of health. Occupational tensions are abundant in nursing can affect mental health and life satisfaction. The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between spiritual well-being and life satisfaction in the nursing staff.

  Materials and Methods : This correlational and descriptive study was conducted on 93 of the nursing staff at Hasheminezhad Hospital in Mashhad, who were selected through simple sampling in 2011. Spiritual well-being questionnaire (SWBS) and life satisfaction questionnaire (SWLS) were filled out completed by the nurses. Range of spiritual well-being and life satisfaction was found to be 20- 120 and 5-35, respectively. The collected data was analyzed by means of SPSS (V: 15) using independent t test, pearson's correlation coefficient, and stepwise multiple regression at the significant level P<0.05.

  Results : Out of the participants, 65.6% were women. Mean age, mean working record (in yrs), mean life satisfaction, and mean spiritual well-being was 32.52±7.24, 8.66±6.96, 23.4±5.8, and 94.13±16 respectively. Mean life satisfaction in individuals with moderate spiritual well-being was 21.2±5.7 and in those with high well-being it was 26.9 ±4.2 which was statistically significant (P<0.001) According to stepwise regression model, only the variables spiritual well-being and being married had a positive and significant relationship with life satisfaction.

Keywords: Spirituality, Quality of Life, Personal Satisfaction, Religion and Psychology, Nurses
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Type of Study: Descriptive-Analytic |
Received: 2012/11/11 | Accepted: 2012/11/11
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Assarroudi A, Jalilvand M, Oudi D, Akaberi A. The relationship between spiritual well-being and life satisfaction in the nursing staff of Mashhad Hasheminezhad Hospital (2011). Mod Care J. 2012; 9 (2) :156-162
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