Religious beliefs and religiosity in divorced and non-divorced bank staffs

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Educational psychology Department, Azad University, North Khorasan science and research branch, Bojnourd, Iran

2 PhD student of Educational Management, Azad University of Sari, Sari, Iran

3 M.A in Clinical Psychology, Azad University of Rodehen, Rodehen, Iran

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to examine the
relationship between religious beliefs and religiosity in divorce and
non-divorced bank staffs in north Khorasan banks.
Materials and method: employing multistep cluster sampling
method 20 divorced and 20 non divorced staffs were selected
through self-report questionnaire. Religious Attitude Questionnaire
and Religious Commitment Test were used to measure variables of
the study. The data was analyzed using step by step regression,
bivariate analysis and intra-subject effect test.
Results: The results showed that religious belief, religiosity and
their sub variables were strong and significant predictors for no
divorced staffs. The results also showed that there is a significant
relationship between divorce, religious beliefs and religiosity. In
addition, religious beliefs and religiosity were significantly higher in
non-divorced staffs compared to divorced staffs.
Conclusion: religiosity and religious beliefs plays important role in
confronting with stress and higher resistance and tolerance against
severe crises in one’s life and modifies their severity. religious
beliefs and religiosity decreased for pious people and so it can
prevent divorce phenomenon.

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