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1- PhD Student of Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran , hrsamadifard@ymail.com
2- Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran
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Background and Objective: Job adjustment is an important factor to continue the successful employment of nurses. The present study aimed at investigating the relationship between moral identity, spiritual well-being and religious orientation with job adjustment among nurses.
Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional correlation study and statistical population of this research were included all female nurses working in government hospitals in Ardabil in 2015 that 120 persons were selected as samples using the available sampling method. Data collection tools included Aquino and Reed moral identity scale (2002), Fisher spiritual well-being scale (2005), Allport religious orientation scale (1968) and Dawis, Lofquist job adjustment scale (1991). Data analysis was conducted by the Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple linear regression tests. The data were analyzed into SPSS v. 23 software.
Results: The findings showed that there is a significant positive relationship between moral identity (r=0.63) and spiritual well-being (r=0.53) with job adjustment of nurses. As well as between religious orientation components, there is a significant positive relationship between interior orientation (r=0.56) with job adjustment and there is a significant negative relationship between exterior orientation (r=-0.52) with job adjustment (P<0.05). According to beta coefficients; moral identity, spiritual well-being, and religious orientation predict 0.61 of job adjustment variance in female nurses (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Nurses’ job adjustment is predictable by the moral identity, spiritual well-being and religious orientation. Therefore, it is suggested that psychologists and counselors consider the role of moral identity, spiritual well-being and religious orientation to promote the level of nurses’ job adjustment.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry
Received: 2017/12/26 | Accepted: 2018/06/23 | Published: 2018/11/15

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