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| Published: June 10, 2017

Compare Mindfulness, Psychological Well-Being and Quality of Life between Working Women and Housewives District 6 Area of Tehran

Laaya Sadat Naghibi ,

Young Researchers Club and the elite Islamic Azad University, Buin Zahra, Qazvin, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

Saeid Moutavalli

Young Researchers Club and the elite Islamic Azad University, Buin Zahra, Qazvin, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.092/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.092

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This study aimed to compare mindfulness, psychological well-being and quality of life between working women and housewives district 6 of Tehran. The research method is descriptive and causal-comparative study design. The population of all the housewives and working women of the 6th district of Tehran city with random cluster sampling method and Cochran formula 384, respectively, due to the loss and to ensure the sample size of 400 was determined. Tools of mindfulness questionnaire Brown and Ryan (2003), Psychological well-being questionnaire (2002) and the World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire (1998), respectively. The results showed that between working women and housewives on a scale of mindfulness (p =0/0001) There is a significant difference. Also in the psychological well-being scale (p= 0/0003) and its components, except for component dominate the environment there is a significant difference (p >0/05). Also in the variable quality of life (p =0/0004) and its components were also significantly different (p >0/05). Similarly, the mean indicated in all cases of employed women had higher scores were better off. As a result, we can say they have a positive impact on women\'s employment. 
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Laaya Sadat Naghibi @ sarvin.noori1990@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.092/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.092

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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