Volume 5, Issue 2 (autumn-winter 2018)                   DSME 2018, 5(2): 97-108 | Back to browse issues page

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Introduction: Nursing students are more vulnerable to academic problems and reduced individual productivity due to their work and study environment stress. The aim of this study was to explain Effectiveness of Islamic spiritual therapy on Procrastination and Academic engagement nursing students.
Methods:In this research, a semi-experimental pretest-posttest design with control group was used. The statistical population of this study was all nursing students of Islamic Azad University, Ardabil Branch in the academic year of 2016-2017. Sixty people were selected by convenient sampling method and then assigned to two groups of experimental and control randomly (each group holding 30 participants). For experimental group experiments, 10 sessions of Islamic spiritual healing (45-minute sessions) were held. Subjects responded to Tuckman Scholarship Inventory and academic eagerness. The data was analyzed using covariance analysis (ANCOVA).
Results: The results showed that the spirituality of Islam-based treatment significantly reduced academic procrastination and increased enthusiasm for academic performance effectively. In other words, it could affect the experimental group to lower academic procrastination and improve academic aspirations.
Conclusion: Islamic spiritual therapy has been effective in reducing the amount of academic procrastination and increasing the enthusiasm. So, Islamic spiritual therapy can be used to improve nursing students' academic achievements.
Citation: Azimi D, Moohammadaminzade D, Shariatmadar A. Effect of Islamic spiritual therapy on Procrastination and Academic engagement nursing students. Journal of Development Strategies in Medical Education 2018; 5(2): 89-100
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/12/27 | Accepted: 2018/04/29 | Published: 2018/11/3