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
, 172-177. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.28024
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