Relationship between Spirituality-based Lifestyle and Procrastination among Employed Women in IranHajar Akbarnejhad1, Shahrbanoo Ghahari2,3,*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ghahari S
Department of Mental Health
School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health
Center of Excellence in Psychiatry
Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS)
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: October 21, 2016 Accepted Date: November 06, 2016 Published Date: December 16, 2016
Citation: Akbarnejhad H, Ghahari S (2016) Relationship between Spirituality-based Lifestyle and Procrastination among Employed Women in Iran. Biol Med (Aligarh) 9:368. doi: 10.4172/0974-8369.1000368.
Copyright: © 2016 Akbarnejad and Ghahari. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Procrastination is one of the problems leading to performance decline, and spirituality-based lifestyle is an effective factor on stress reduction. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between spirituality-based lifestyle and procrastination among employed women in Tehran city. The method of this study is correlation. Statistical population of this paper includes all 20- to 40-year-old employed women working 24 h per week in Education and Training Organization in Tehran city. The sample of this study included 200 employed women in Education and Training Organization in 2016 chosen through multistage cluster random sampling method. To collect data, two Spiritual Assessment Inventory and Procrastination Scale were used. To analyze data, Pearson’s correlation and regression analyses were applied. The results indicated that there is a negative relationship between spirituality-based lifestyle and procrastination among employed women in Tehran (P Ã®ÂÂ¬ 0.01). Procrastination among employed women is predictable through spirituality-based lifestyle; in other words, an increase in spirituality within lifestyle would lead to reduction in procrastination rate.