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Sci J Iranshahr Univ Med Sci 2022, 1(3): 113-118 Back to browse issues page
Investigating the Relationship between Moral Intelligence and Happiness in Rehabilitation Students
Sh. Rahmani1, M. Mohsenpour2, F. Haresabadi *3, F. Azinfar1, E. Nazemi1, Z. Mohammadi1, A. Mashhadi4
1- Department of Speech Therapy, School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2- Nursing and Midwifery care research center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3- Department of Speech Therapy, School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran , haresabadif@mums.ac.ir
4- Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
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Aims: one of the essential needs of every human being is happiness, and moral intelligence is related to emotions and intellect, and moral behaviors depend on integrated emotions, intuition, and argument. In addition to transferring knowledge and skills, promoting ethical values is also one of the tasks of the universities.
Instrument & Methods: In this descriptive study, 120 undergraduate students in the fields of speech therapy (n=41), physiotherapy (n=40), and optometry (n=39) were included by random sampling and filled out the Oxford Happiness and Moral Intelligence Questionnaire. Data were analyzed using Pearson, independent T, and ANOVA tests by SPSS 21 software.
Findings: The mean scores of moral intelligence and happiness were 52.65±7.85 and 51.77±12.41, respectively. There was a significant weak relationship between moral intelligence and students' happiness (r=0.41; p≤0.001). There was a significant difference between moral intelligence according to marital status (p<0.05). There was no statistically significant difference between moral intelligence and happiness scores in terms of other demographic variables.
Conclusion: Moral intelligence of rehabilitation students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences was at a low level and their happiness was above average. No significant difference was observed between ethical intelligence and happiness in the students. The findings can be considered in education, research, and management.
Keywords: Ethics, Intelligence, Happiness, Students, Rehabilitation
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2021/09/21 | Accepted: 2022/01/9 | Published: 2022/07/1
* Corresponding Author Address: School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Azadi Square, Mashhad, Iran. Postal Code: 9177948964


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