Relationship between Religious Attitude and Happiness among Professional Employees

Aghili, Mojtaba and Venkatesh Kumar, G. (2008) Relationship between Religious Attitude and Happiness among Professional Employees. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 34. pp. 66-69.

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This article is part of a larger project, which investigated the relationship between religious attitude and subjective well being among Iranian and Indian professional employees. The present article focused on feeling of happiness among Iranian population. The sample consists 1491 employees of which 744 were males and 747 were female. Religious attitude was measured by using Rajmanickam’s Religious Attitude Scale and happiness was measure with The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire by Hills & Argyle. The main findings of the present study were that all the subscales of and total religious attitude were found to be highly correlated with Happiness. Higher the religious attitude, higher was the happiness. Further correlations revealed that higher the happiness more was future life and spirits and spirit world and lastly, happiness though significantly related, less correlated with formal religion aspect of religious attitude.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Psychology
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Psychology
Depositing User: Praveen Kumari B.L
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2013 09:22
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2013 09:22

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