Religiosity and Psychological Wellbeing among University Students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

1Maha N Hakmi, Yousaf Jamal

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Abstract:

This study aimed to determine the relationship between religiosity and psychological wellbeing among university students. A survey research method with a cross sectional research design was used in this study. The population of this research is female students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The sample sizes were 50 female university students from EFFAT University which selected by used convenient sample technique. The survey assessed demographic information of the students, also the rituals and mu'amalt of religiosity with determined psychological wellbeing of the students. The scales used in this study were Muslim Religiosity-personality inventory (MRPI) and psychological well-being scale (SPWB). Pearson correlation analysis was used to evaluate the correlation between religiosity and psychological wellbeing. The result indicated a positive relationship between religiosity (rituals and mu'amlat) and psychological well-being. The joint family system also correlated with rituals of Muslim religiosity-personality. Joint family system had higher level -f ritual religiosity than nuclear family system.

Keywords:

Psychological well-being, students, family, religiosity, personality

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueSpecial Issue 1
Pages173-180

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