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Assessment of Psychological Well-Being among Religious Practitioners


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1 Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Clinical Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
     

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The present study aimed to assess the level of psychological well-being among religious practitioners. Present study was conducted on 250 subjects, selected through random sampling technique. For statistical analysis 't'-test, ANOVA and Pearson's Correlation were applied. Ryff's Psychological Well-being Scale (1995) was used to assess the level of psychological well-being among practitioners. Findings indicate that male and daily practitioners have higher psychological well-being than female and occasionally practitioners, also above 45 years age group have higher psychological well-being than 15-25 and 26-45 years age group. Further the findings indicate that Muslim practitioners have high psychological well-being than Christian and Hindu practitioners respectively. Results also revealed that there is significant relationship found between variables.

Keywords

Psychological Well-Being, Age, Gender, Practice and Religion.
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Authors

Mohd Shoiab Mir
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Mohanashri Aswarya
Department of Clinical Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
Rabina Debbarma
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
S. Sridevi
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India
R. Sankar
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


The present study aimed to assess the level of psychological well-being among religious practitioners. Present study was conducted on 250 subjects, selected through random sampling technique. For statistical analysis 't'-test, ANOVA and Pearson's Correlation were applied. Ryff's Psychological Well-being Scale (1995) was used to assess the level of psychological well-being among practitioners. Findings indicate that male and daily practitioners have higher psychological well-being than female and occasionally practitioners, also above 45 years age group have higher psychological well-being than 15-25 and 26-45 years age group. Further the findings indicate that Muslim practitioners have high psychological well-being than Christian and Hindu practitioners respectively. Results also revealed that there is significant relationship found between variables.

Keywords


Psychological Well-Being, Age, Gender, Practice and Religion.