JSS  Vol.2 No.8 , August 2014
Spiritual Intelligence and Life Satisfaction among Married and Unmarried Females
ABSTRACT

The present research was performed to survey a relationship between spiritual intelligence and life satisfaction in two groups, married and unmarried females in the city of Esfahan, Iran. A total of 202 females were selected by the simple random sampling method to participate in this study. It used the King’s Spiritual Intelligence Inventory and Philip Carter’s Life Satisfaction Inventory to measure the variables. The research was designed according to the correlational method. For statistical analysis of data, it used the Pearson’s correlation method, multivariate regression and independent t-test. The results of this study showed a meaningful relation between life satisfaction and spiritual intelligence. There was also a relation between life satisfaction in the two groups of married and unmarried females, however there was no difference in terms of spiritual intelligence in these two groups. The results of regression analysis have shown that spiritual intelligence is predictive of life satisfaction. Further, findings indicated that the rate of life satisfaction in married females is more than in unmarried females.


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Kalantarkousheh, S. , Nickamal, N. , Amanollahi, Z. and Dehghani, E. (2014) Spiritual Intelligence and Life Satisfaction among Married and Unmarried Females. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 172-177. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.28024.
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