Spiritual Intelligence and its Relationship with Spiritual Compatibility in Students

Somayeh Mohammadi, Fariba Borhani, Mostafa Roshanzadeh



Background and Aim: Students' spiritual compatibility can play an effective role in adapting them to the health of the future.
In this regard, considering the multiplicity of factors affecting spiritual adjustment, the relationship between spiritual intelligence and spiritual compatibility of students has been investigated.

Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional correlation study was conducted on 178 students of Borujen nursing faculty who were selected through census sampling. The data gathering tool was a three-part questionnaire for demographic information, Badiae et al., Spiritual Intelligence Questionnaire, and Spiritual compatibility Questionnaire for Rasoul and colleagues. The data were analyzed by SPSS 16 software and analyzed by descriptive and analytical statistics.

Findings: The Pearson correlation coefficient between spiritual intelligence variables and spiritual consistency of students showed a positive and significant relationship (r=0.6, p<0.05). The mean of total spiritual intelligence in students was 3.63±0.3 (1-5) and the average total spiritual compatibility was reported in students 4±0.8 (1-5). Also, the results showed that spiritual intelligence of students is a predictive factor for their spiritual compatibility (p<0.05, r2=0.36).

Ethical Considerations: All participants were assured to participate in the study of written consent and about the anonymity of the questionnaires and the confidentiality of their information.

Conclusion: According to the results, students' intellectual intelligence could be increased with increasing their spiritual consistency. To further increase the students' spiritual intelligence it is necessary to plan the dimensions of belief thinking, ability to interact with problems and spiritual self-awareness and address ethical issues through training and periodic reviews by educational managers.


Cite this article as: Mohammadi S, Borhani F, Roshanzadeh M. Spiritual Intelligence and its Relationship with Spiritual Compatibility in Students. Med Ethics J. 2018; 12(43): e22.


Spiritual Intelligence; Spiritual Compatibility; Students of Nursing Faculty

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