Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD student of Educational Management, Azad University of Sari, Sari, Iran

2 M.A in Clinical Psychology, Azad University of Rodehen, Rodehen, Iran


Introduction: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between religious beliefs and religiosity in divorce and non-divorced bank staffs in north Khorasan banks.
Materials and method: employing multistep cluster sampling method 20 divorced and 20 non divorced staffs were selected through self-report questionnaire. Religious Attitude Questionnaire and Religious Commitment Test were used to measure variables of the study. The data was analyzed using step by step regression, bivariate analysis and intra-subject effect test.
Results: The results showed that religious belief, religiosity and their sub variables were strong and significant predictors for no divorced staffs. The results also showed that there is a significant relationship between divorce, religious beliefs and religiosity. In addition, religious beliefs and religiosity were significantly higher in non-divorced staffs compared to divorced staffs. 
Conclusion: religiosity and religious beliefs plays important role in confronting with stress and higher resistance and tolerance against severe crises in one’s life and modifies their severity. religious beliefs and religiosity decreased for pious people and so it can prevent divorce phenomenon.


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