TITLE

The association of spiritual intelligence and job satisfaction with mental health among personnel in Shahrekord University of Medical sciences

AUTHOR(S)
Ghasemi-Pirbalouti, M.; Ahmadi, R.; Alavi-Eshgaftaki, S. M.; Alavi-Eshkaftaki, S. S.
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background and aims: Many organizations emphasize the significance of personnel as their most important asset. Advances and development of psychology science in recent decades, especially in health and spirituality and job satisfaction among personnel of organizations, have had an important and effective contribution. Individuals' mental health in administrative complexes causes increase in their concentration, vitality, and ability to accomplish assumed duties. Present research was designed to examine association of spiritual intelligence and job satisfaction with mental health among personnel in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences (SKUMS). Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 364 employees of SKUMS were enrolled by stratified-random sampling. The questionnaires of spiritual intelligence, job satisfaction, and general health questionnaire (GHQ) were given to the participants. Factors such as the general thinking, belief, ability to cope, interactions with ethical problems, self-awareness, love and interest, the nature of the act, illness, medical problems and public health in the staff were measured. Results: The results indicated that there was a statistically significant association and positive correlation coefficient between job satisfaction and mental health (P<0.005, r=0.112), but there was no statistically a significant relationship between mental health and spiritual intelligence (P>0.05, r=0.069). The results were indicative of spiritual intelligence's effect on the personnel's job satisfaction rate with a statistically significant association and positive correlation coefficient (r=0.33, P=0.001). Conclusion: According to the current study, educational and briefing programs aimed at promoting spirituality and job satisfaction, creating a healthy, safe environment free from pressures and tensions, providing welfare, recreational, and sports services are recommended to enhance mental health and satisfaction in personnel.
ACCESSION #
99642041

 

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