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Shefaye Khatam 2015, 3(2): 19-26 Back to browse issues page
The Impact of Spiritual Wellbeing and Resiliency in Predicting Death Anxiety among Elderly People in Tehran
Abdullah Moetamedi, Shima Pajouhinia *, Mohammad Hasan Fatemi Ardestani Seyed
Psychology Department, Education and Psychology Faculty, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran , sh.pajouhinia@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The Near-death experience is one of the undeniable facts of aging. This study was aimed to examine the role of spiritual wellbeing and resiliency in predicting death anxiety among elderly people in Tehran, Iran. Materials and Methods: The method of this study was descriptive-correlational with the total number of 200 older males who live in Tehran during 2013-2014. The questionnaires of the Spiritual Well-being Scale, Resiliency Scale, and Death Anxiety Scale were used for this investigation. Results: Our findings revealed that there was a negative significant correlation between spiritual wellbeing and resiliency with death anxiety. In addition, the results showed that spiritual wellbeing was a valuable factor in prediction of death anxiety. Conclusion: Our data indicated that resiliency and spiritual wellbeing can be considered as crucial factors in death anxiety among the older adults.

Keywords: Spiritual Therapies, Resilience, Psychological, Attitude to Death
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Type of Study: Research --- Open Access, CC-BY-NC | Subject: Psycology

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Moetamedi A, Pajouhinia S, Fatemi Ardestani M H. The Impact of Spiritual Wellbeing and Resiliency in Predicting Death Anxiety among Elderly People in Tehran. Shefaye Khatam. 2015; 3 (2) :19-26
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