:: Volume 8, Issue 2 (7-2003) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2003, 8(2): 63-72 Back to browse issues page
Students’ Happiness of School of Management and Medical Information Sciences Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
AR Zohoor , AR Fekri
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Introduction & Objective: There are three elements such as emotional, social and cognitive concepts in happiness. The first causes positive expression, the second causes expanded and positive social relations with the others and the last results the thought that interprets optimism-rating events. Due to happiness role in health of body and spirit of students and also for limited studies in these fields, research about the matter seems necessary. Materials & Methods: This study has been carried out by Oxford happiness questionnaire. The questionnaire had 29 multiple choices that most of objects have been made with inverting sentences of Beck test by Argyle and Lu in 1989. In numerous researches which have been done in different countries, the cronbach’s alpha was 0/87 - 0/92 and reliability was 0/78 – 0/81. The questionnaire was completed by 303 students of school of management and medical information sciences that were selected randomly (in 2003). Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and analysis of variance (ANOVA), t test and Chi test. Results: This study was performed on 303 persons totally (80 men and 223 women). Average of happiness scale was 42 ±14 that has not a significant difference with developed countries. There was no significant relation between students’ happiness scale and age, sex, field of education and period of education but there was a significant positive relationship between students’ happiness and interest in field of education and hope to future job. Conclusion: To introduce the fields of educations to students before entering to university, possibility of education in one of the favorit study majors and give hope to students that university can be an opportunity for acquiring successful job in all aspects in their life seems effective in their happiness.
Keywords: Happiness, Satisfaction of life, students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/16 | Accepted: 2015/06/16 | Published: 2015/06/16

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