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Correlation between Religious Orientation and Life Expectancy with Life Satisfaction
M. Sabzevari1, M. Karamati 2, S.A. Nasimi3
1- Counseling Department, Humanities Faculty, Quchan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, Iran
2- Maaref Department, Technology Faculty, Esfarayen Higher Education Complex of Engineering & Technology, Esfarayen, Iran , Masoomeh.keramati@yahoo.com
3- Maaref Department, Humanities Faculty, Imam Mohammad Bagher Campus, University of Farhangiyan, Bojnourd, Iran
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Aims: Life satisfaction is a subjective and unique concept for every human and it refers to the cognitive appraisals of a person's life. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between religious orientation and life expectancy with life satisfaction in counselors who works in the department of education and training. 

Instruments & Methods: This descriptive-correlational research was carried out among 40 consultants who worked in the education and training department of North Khorasan province, Iran in the academic year of 2017-2018. The subjects were selected using multistage cluster random sampling method. The instruments of the research were the Allport religious orientation scale, Schneider's life expectancy scale, and Diener’s life satisfaction scale, which the consultants completed the questionnaires. The data were analyzed using SPSS 25 software through the Pearson correlation coefficient.

Findings: There was a positive and significant correlation between religious orientation and life expectancy with life satisfaction. There was a positive and significant correlation between religious orientation and its subscales including intrinsic religious orientation and extrinsic religious orientation with life expectancy and its subscales including the agency thinking and correlative strategic thinking. The intrinsic religious orientation had a significant correlation with life expectancy but there was no significant correlation between the extrinsic religious orientation with life expectancy.

Conclusion: There is a significant correlation between religious orientation and life expectancy with the life satisfaction in consultants of the education and training department. Religious orientation and life expectancy increase life satisfaction.

Keywords: Religious Orientation, Life Expectancy, Satisfaction, Consultants
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Received: 2019/01/11 | Accepted: 2019/05/6 | Published: 2019/06/20
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Sabzevari M, Karamati M, Nasimi S. Correlation between Religious Orientation and Life Expectancy with Life Satisfaction. Islamic Life Style. 2019; 3 (2) :91-97
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