عنوان مقاله [English]
Background and Objective: spiritual health are considered as one of the dimensions of health. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between congregational prayer and spiritual health of medical students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences.
Methods and Materials: In this study, a cohort study (cohort) were used. The population of the study consisted of male and female students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. Among them, 160 individuals were selected as a research sample by objective sampling method and using easy sampling. To collect information, the Spiritual Health Questionnaire of the Academy of Medical Sciences was applied.T-test and chi2 tests were used to analyze the findings and p value less than 0.05% was considered significant.
The results of the study showed that the average total score of students' spiritual health divided by groups of prayer and control groups was 19.75 ± 9.5 and 70.6 ± 14.6 respectively. There was a significant difference in the level of spiritual well-being between two groups of observer prayer and control students (p <0.001). . Also, the average of the scores for the insights, behaviors and spiritual tendencies showed that Congregational prayer students had more spiritual insights, spiritual tendencies and spiritual behavior than the control group.
Conclusion: According to the findings of the study on the relationship between the congregation prayer and spiritual well-being of the students It is possible to improve students' spiritual well-being through better planning and promotion of community prayer at universities.,
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