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Mohammad Reza Khodabakhsh, Fariba Kiani. Investigating the role of forgiveness in health and psychological well-being of students. HSR 2013; 9 (10) :1050-1061
URL: http://hsr.mui.ac.ir/article-1-512-en.html
1- Ph.D in Psychology, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
2- Ph.D in Psychology, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Shahrekord Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord, Iran (Corresponding Author) Email: fariba.kiani64@yahoo.com
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Background: Lack of health will prevent the progress and promotion of people and Psychological well-being is defined as the development of real talents of each individual; are therefore considered to be an important topic worth studying. This study examined the relationship of forgiveness with health and psychological well-being. Methods: A sample of 243 university students (113 males, 130 females) living in dormitories of Tehran University was included in this study. All participants completed the Heartland Forgiveness Scale (HFS) , General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) and the Psychological Well Being (PWB). Data collected and analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and regression analysis using SPSS 18. Finding: The results showed that forgiveness had significant positive correlation with forgiveness with health and psychological well being, respectively. The results of regression analysis revealed that health and psychological well Being predicted via forgiveness variable. Conclusion: Assessing health and Psychological well-being, and relationship of these constructs psychological with forgiveness; can be valuable guidelines in order to provide health for students. Health, psychological well-being and forgiveness need more attention in clinical research. The meaning and limitation of this study and the suggestion for the further study is discussed.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: education health and promotion
Received: 2020/07/16 | Accepted: 2013/12/15 | Published: 2013/12/15

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