Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD, Department of Consulting, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran.

2 BA, Department Guidance and Counseling, Farhangian University, Mashhad, Iran.



The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between hope for life and tendency towards childbearing among successful teacher trainees. The research method was correlational, and a sample of 54 individuals was selected using simple random sampling for the research sample size. The tools used in the present study were the Snyder Hope Scale and the Tendency towards childbearing Questionnaire. Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple variable regression were used for data analysis. The results showed that there was no significant positive correlation between hope for life and tendency towards childbearing among students, and hope for life did not explain changes in tendency towards childbearing.


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