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Int J Med Invest 2019, 8(2): 91-107 Back to browse issues page
Psychological Effects of Spiritual Intelligence and Creativity on Happiness
Mohammadreza Tamannaeifar *, Marzieh Hossain panah
Department of Psychology,Faculty of Humanities, University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran.
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Background and aim: The role of happiness and its sustained positive outcomes is evident in various aspects of life. Therefore, it is important to identify the factors affecting happiness. The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of spiritual intelligence and creativity in happiness of students.
Methods: This was a descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population of this study is all second-grade high school students in Karaj city in the academic year of 2017-2018. 414 students were selected by multistage cluster sampling. Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHI), King's Spiritual Intelligence Questionnaire (SISRI), and Abedi's Creativity Questionnaire (TC) were used for collecting data.
Results: The results showed that there is a significant correlation between spiritual intelligence and happiness (r = 0.43), between creativity and happiness (r = 0.40), between spiritual intelligence and creativity (r = 0.53). The results of regression analysis showed that spiritual intelligence and creativity predict 22% of happiness variance.
Conclusion: The production of personal meaning (the component of spiritual intelligence) and fluidity and innovation (the components of creativity) are strong predictors for happiness.
Keywords: Happiness, Spiritual Intelligence, Creativity, Flexibility
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