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The study of the spiritual health of medical students, a way to explain the necessity of incorporating spiritual content into a medical education program: a descriptive cross-sectional study
Zahra Nasrollahi , Somayyeh Mohammadi , Ghazale Tahmassebi , Azam Biderafsh 1
1- , a.biderash@gmail.com
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Introduction: The spiritual dimension of health plays an important role in the spiritual and physical health of the community, especially in medical students as future health care providers. This research was conducted to determine the spiritual well-being of medical students of Qom University of Medical Sciences in 1397.
Method: In this descriptive cross-sectional study, 350 medical students were enrolled in Qom University of Medical Sciences. They were examined by census method. The research instrument was the Spiritual Health Questionnaire of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Students voluntarily entered the study after being provided with information about the research purpose. Data were analyzed by SPSS 16 software.
Results: The mean age of the participating students was 21.38 ± 1.23 years old and 49% were male and 51% female students. The mean and standard deviation of the students' spiritual health score was 80.23 ± 2.66 and was low. The mean score of spiritual health in the field of vision, attitude and practice was 48.22 with a standard deviation of 1.25, 43.05 with a standard deviation of 1.47 and 37.18 with a standard deviation of 1.33.
Conclusion: The findings of this study indicate a low level of spiritual well-being among medical students of Qom University of Medical Sciences. Therefore, the necessity of inclusion and presentation of spiritual content and content in medical education program is revealed. Also, the training and promotion of high spiritual health patterns in universities for improvement Spiritual health of students is recommended.
 
Keywords: Spiritual health, medical students, Qom, Iran
     
Article Type: Original Research | Subject: New Approaches to Curriculum Design
Received: 2018/10/3 | Accepted: 2018/10/22 | Published: 2019/02/12
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Nasrollahi Z, Mohammadi S, Tahmassebi G, Biderafsh A. The study of the spiritual health of medical students, a way to explain the necessity of incorporating spiritual content into a medical education program: a descriptive cross-sectional study. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2019; 11 (6)
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