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Comparison of Mental Health and Its Components in Memorizers of the Qur'an and Non-memorizers
M. Abbasi Moghaddam , M.R. Tamanaiefar, E. Kashi
Quranic Sciences & Hadith Department, Human Sciences Faculty, University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran , abasi1234@gmail.com
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Aims: The value and importance of preserving the Qur'an and the supreme position of the memorizers of the Qur'an are not hidden for any religion. Regardless of the importance and virtue of the Holy Qur'an, this high supreme position is due to the usefulness of memorization the Holy Qur’an and its internal and external influence on the personality, ethics, and behavior of the individual and society. The present study was conducted with the aim of comparing the mental health and its components in memorizers of the Qur'an and non-memorizers.
Instruments and Methods: The present causal-comparative research was conducted among all memorizers of the Qur'an and non-memorizers of Isfahan in 2011. Using available sampling method, 100 Qur’an memorizers and 100 non-memorizers were selected. The Goldberg General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) was used as a research tool. The data were analyzed by SPSS Software, using independent t-test.
Findings: There was a significant difference between the two groups in terms of mental health, and the mental health of memorizers of the Qur'an was better. There was no significant difference in terms of physical symptoms in two groups. The level of anxiety and depression in memorizers was significantly lower than non-memorizers. The social function of non-memorizers was significantly better than that of the memorizers.
Conclusion: The mental health of the memorizers is higher than that of the non-memorizers. There is no difference in terms of physical symptoms in memorizers and non-memorizers. The level of anxiety and depression in memorizers is lower than that of non-memorizers. Also, the social function of non-memorizers is better than that of the memorizers.
Keywords: Qur’an Memorizer, Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression, Social Function
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/10/27 | Accepted: 2017/12/16 | Published: 2018/06/21
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Abbasi Moghaddam M, Tamanaiefar M, Kashi E. Comparison of Mental Health and Its Components in Memorizers of the Qur'an and Non-memorizers. Islamic Life Style. 2018; 2 (2) :105-112
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