عنوان مقاله [English]
Nowadays in contrast to previous decades that man was distinguished as a 3- dimensional being consist of biology, psych and society, then a 4th dimension added and that is moral aspect of human. In addition, Religion plays an impressive role in life of every member of society especially students. As success and failing in education is one of the scales that shows the effectiveness of educational system; so finding the effective variables on educational performance leads to better cognition and prediction of variables in educational system. Furthermore, many investigations showed that happiness and religious beliefs lead to educational progress. Hence, present study was held in 1392 among 200 medical students accepted between 1386 to 1st academic semester in 1391 in analytic epidemiologic way at Ahwaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences.. Research material consisted of 2 questionnaires includingReligious Tendency and Oxford Happiness Questionnaire, and mean of 2 previous semesters averages were used. Afterwards, this data was analysed by SPSS and used Pearson correlation coefficient in order to evaluate relationship between variables. Consequently, findings showed that religious beliefs and educational success among girls were more than boys. Between happiness and religious beliefs in two genders, men and women, and between educational success and religious beliefs just among women were realized a positive significant relationship. Findings, therefore, indicated that we can help educational success in medical students specially women by enhancing religious beliefs although, besides by participating in religious activity make them happier.
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