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Volume 18, Issue 78 (9-2019)                   علوم روانشناختی 2019, 18(78): 719-726 | Back to browse issues page

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Avarandeh M, Eftkharsadi Z, Bakhtearpour S, Hidari A, Askari P. The causal relationship spiritual experiences happiness through marital satisfaction. علوم روانشناختی. 2019; 18 (78) :719-726
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Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University
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Background: The path to psychological happiness and happiness is in the light of spiritual values and goals, basic needs, meaningfulness and purposefulness of life, religious and divine love and interests. So having spiritual experiences is associated with a greater sense of happiness and less depression. So the question is, can marital satisfaction be effective? Aims: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the mediating role of marital satisfaction in the relationship between spiritual experiences and happiness. Method: Method of the present descriptive study was correlational. Hence, sample of 420 Married students wereselected from kermanshah Azad university, using randomized cluster sampling method. To collect data threequestionnaires of Happiness(Argyle,Martin&Crossland, 1989), Spiritual experiences (Ghobaribonab & et al, 2005), marital satisfaction(Olson, 2000) were used. Results: The research method was correlation. To do this research, 420 married students studying at Kermanshah Azad University were selected by random cluster sampling method and Happiness Questionnaire (Argyle, Martin & Kressland, 1989), Spiritual Experiences (Ghobari Bonab et al., 2005), Completed marital satisfaction (Ellison, 2000). Data were obtained by path analysis method. Results: The results showed that there was a significant positive relationship between spiritual experiences and happiness (P<0/001). The results of path analysis also showed that marital satisfaction plays a mediating role in the relationship between spiritual experiences and happiness (P<0/001). Conclusions: Having spiritual experiences leads married students to view their marital relationships as meaningful, to value it, to strive to improve it, and to gain a sense of marital satisfaction and consequently greater happiness.
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Received: 2019/06/9 | Accepted: 2019/10/6 | Published: 2019/10/21

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