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2015, 15(58): 221-238 Back to browse issues page
A Study on the Relationship between Religiosity and Happiness among People with Physical Disability in Tehran Hospices
Meysam Najafian Khezrlo *, Maryam Sharifian Shani, Karam Habibpour Gatabi
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Introduction: With regard to functions of religion in producing meaning and encouraging positive attitudes in life, present research investigates the relationship between religiosity and religion among people with physical disability in Tehran Hospices.

Method: This study has been done by survey and correlation design and questionnaires AL ports religiosity and Oxford’s happiness among 248 persons People with Physical Disability in Tehran Hospices.

Findings: There is a strong correlation between intrinsic religiosity and extrinsic religiosity with happiness. In addition, this relationship is stronger in intrinsic religiosity with happiness than extrinsic religiosity.

Discussion: Although religiosity with producing knowledge about life and giving meaning in life, will provide proper framework for happiness of people with physical disability, but this relationship isn't linear and various possible mediators have effect on its that this relationship must be investigated separately.

Keywords: Happiness, Religiosity, Intrinsic Religiosity Orientation, Extrinsic Religiosity Orientation
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Received: 2016/01/27 | Accepted: 2016/01/27 | Published: 2016/01/27
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Najafian Khezrlo M, Sharifian Shani M, Habibpour Gatabi K. A Study on the Relationship between Religiosity and Happiness among People with Physical Disability in Tehran Hospices. Social Welfare. 2015; 15 (58) :221-238
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Volume 15, Number 58 (9-2015) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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