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Kazemi M, Ansari A, Allah Tavakoli M, Karimi S. The Effect of the Recitation of Holy Quran on Mental Health in Nursing Students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences. JRUMS. 2004; 3 (1) :52-57
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دانشگاه علوم پزشكي رفسنجان، دانشكده پرستاري مامايي و پيراپزشكي
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  The Effect of the Recitation of Holy Quran on Mental Health in Nursing Students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences

 

  M. Kazemi MSc1*, A. Ansari MSc1, M. Allah Tavakoli MSc1, S. Karimi MSc2

 

  1- Academic Members, Dept . of Nursing & Midwifery, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran.

  2- Academic Member, Azad University, Sirjan, Iran

 

  Background: Many western scientists emphasis that human need the religion and his faith in God cause increase tolerance and decrease anxiety. Recietation of Holy Quran can be a mystical music that can stimulate physiological and psychological responses.

  In this study the effect of reciatation of holy Quran on mental health in nursing students has been evaluated.

  Materials and methods: In this quasi experimental research 107 individuals were selected and randomly divided into two control and case groups. Mental health score was measured in both groups, by the 12 items of general health questionnaire, and the demographic characterisitic determined by chechlist. Case group listened to the recitation of Holy Quran for 15 minutes three times a week for four weeks. The Recietation of Holy Quran was by tape recorder and the place of listening were same .One week after finishing the interventation the individuals completed general health questionnaire and demographic check list and then mental health score was measured in both groups again, and the results were compared before and after intervention. The data were analyzed by SPSS software, paired t-test and X2.

  Results: The findings of this study indicated that the mean of mental health score before interventation in the case group was 31.48 ± 0.83 and in the control group was 31.92 ± 1.05 and after interventation in the case group was 35.61 ± 0.8 and in control was 31.2 ± 1.18. Comparing mental health score before and after interventation. Indicated that mean score was increased in case group significantly (p<0.0001). But in the control there was no difference before and after intervention.

  Conclusion: The present data showed that listening to the recitation of Quran that has known as a mystical music, and can be a method for improving the students’ mental health .

 

  Key words: Recietation of Quran, Mental health, Nursing students, Rafsanjan.

 

  * corresponding author, Tel: (0391) 5225900

  Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, 2003, 3(1): 52-57

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2005/12/7

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