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3 2015, 2(3): 33-41 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of spiritual intelligence training on academic vitality and psychological well-being of students
Samaneh Mohamadpour , Khatere Zeinali , Moslem Siahpoosh Monfared , Bijan Pirnia
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: Paying attention to students' vitality and alacrity because of their strong effects on different aspects of students' educational life is very important. The present study investigated the effectiveness of training spiritual intelligence on academic vitality and psychological well-being of the students of Lorestan Medical Sciences University.
Methods: This semi-experimental study was conducted with pre-test, post-test and follow-up design using control group for one month in winter 2014. In this study, 30 students of Lorestan Medical Sciences University were selected using available sampling method and were randomly assigned into control group (n=15) and spiritual intelligence training group (n=15). Demographic questionnaire, academic vitality questionnaire and psychological well-being questionnaire of Ryff consisting of 18 questions were administrated as pre-test. The experimental group received 12 sessions of spiritual intelligence training and the control group received no training. At the end, the post-test and 1 month later follow-up test were administrated to two groups and repeated measure was used for data analysis.
Findings: The results indicated that there was a significant difference between the experimental group and control group (p<0.001). So that, in the experimental group, the mean of the pre-test scores for the variables of academic vitality and psychological well-being was 25.47 and 69.06, respectively. In post-test they increased to 30.80 and 76.07, respectively. In the follow-up phase, they were relatively stable.
Conclusion: The results showed that training of spiritual intelligence is effective in improving academic vitality and psychological well-being of students. Therefore, considering these variables in the form of training courses for students is recommended.

Keywords: Spiritual intelligence training, Academic vitality, Psychological well-being
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Mohamadpour S, Zeinali K, Siahpoosh Monfared M, Pirnia B. Effectiveness of spiritual intelligence training on academic vitality and psychological well-being of students. 3. 2015; 2 (3) :33-41
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