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The main purposes of the present study were to see how the term "euthanasia" influences people's support for or opposition to euthanasia; and to see how euthanasia attitude relates to religious orientation and personality factors. In this study two different euthanasia attitude scales were compared. 197 students were selected to fill out either the… (More)
BACKGROUND With regard to the importance of life skills, the present study deals with the effect of life skills training on general health of the students. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a one-group, pre-test, post-test, quasi-experimental research. Forty students were selected through purposive sampling method. The data collection tool was Goldberg… (More)
We devote part of this issue of Critical Review to Lotfi Zadeh.
BACKGROUND Spiritual intelligence is defined as the human capacity to ask questions about the ultimate meaning of life and the integrated relationship between us and the world in which we live. It results in an increase in psychological well-being of individuals as well as having a goal in their life. This study was conducted to investigate the relationship… (More)
BACKGROUND A number of randomized trial studies and longitudinal researches emphasize that despite problems in social adjustment and cognitive damages, children with cancer demonstrate good emotional adjustment. METHODS Most of the research findings in this area are obtained using objective tools such as questionnaires. "Vitality of children", as a… (More)
In spite of researchers' concerns to find causalities, reviewing the literature of psychological studies one may argue that the classical statistical methods applied in order to find causalities are unable to find uncertainty and indeterminacies of the relationships between concepts.