Predicting Students' Psychological Well-being Based on the Components of Spiritual Intelligence and Sense of Coherence

Document Type : Research Article


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran

2 M.A. in Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Bilesvar Branch



Psychological well-being, meaning cognitive and emotional evaluations of one's life, one of the components of positive psychology, is of particular importance in students' behavior today. Therefore, recognizing the factors affecting it plays an important role in increasing students 'psychological well-being. The present study aimed to predict students' psychological well-being based on the components of spiritual intelligence and a sense of connection. The present research is applied research in terms of purpose and descriptive/correlational research in terms of the nature and method of research. The statistical population of the study includes all students of Moghan Bilesavar Azad University in the academic year 2019-2020. Based on the Morgan Table, a sample of 248 students was selected. Antonowski (1987), King (2008) and Riff (1980) Psychological Well-being Questionnaires were used to test the hypotheses. Pearson correlation coefficient and regression were used to test the hypotheses. The results of hypothesis testing showed that spiritual intelligence, sense of connection with students' psychological well-being have a positive and significant relationship, which means that with increasing spiritual intelligence, sense of connection, psychological well-being also increases. Spiritual intelligence can be a good predictor of psychological well-being and mental health. The spiritual tendency in life prevents a person from wrong and inconsistent behaviors and keeps his mental health safe.


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Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript
Available Online from 23 August 2021
  • Receive Date: 12 April 2021
  • Revise Date: 08 July 2021
  • Accept Date: 23 August 2021