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Rahimi N, Asadolahi Z, Afsharipour A. The Relationship between Spiritual Well-being and Anxiety Levels in the Students of School of Nursing and Midwifery in Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2015. IJN. 2017; 30 (106) :78-86
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. Instructor, Dept. of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery School, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran. (*Corresponding Author). Tel:0344256961 Email:nedarahimi90@yahoo.com
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Background & Aim: In modern societies, anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems. Nowadays, the attention of many religious psychologists has been drawn to the role of spiritual well-being in reducing mental disorders, including anxiety. The present study was designed to investigate the spiritual well-being and anxiety among the students in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences.
Materials & Methods: This research was a cross-sectional and descriptive-analytic study in which 233 nursing, midwifery, and medical students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences participated. The instruments were the Palutzian & Ellison’s Spiritual Well-Being Scale and Beck Anxiety Inventory. The obtained data were analyzed in the SPSS-20, using Pearson correlation coefficient and two-sample t-test statistical analysis.
Results: The average spiritual well-being of nursing and midwifery students is moderate (98.97 ± 14.7) and their average anxiety was low (24.58 ± 13.7). Moreover, there was a negative correlation between spiritual health and anxiety (r= -0.398).
Conclusion: According to the results, it is important to pay attention to spiritual health in nursing, midwifery, and medical emergency students. The spiritual health well-being causes anxiety decrement; thus, to promote spiritual health and reduce anxiety in students, it is necessary to make proper plans.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2017/03/25 | Accepted: 2017/06/24 | Published: 2017/06/24

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