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Feyz 2021, 25(1): 767-776 Back to browse issues page
The moderating role of religious well-being and self-differentiation in the relationship between boredom and addiction tendency among male high school students of Nourabad
Salman Zarei * , Ahmad Kazemipour
Department of Psychology, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, I.R. Iran. , salman_zarei@yahoo.com
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Background: Due to the increasing rate of addiction and its destructive consequences, recognizing the factors that contribute to addiction tendency among adolescents can be a useful step toward prevention of addiction. Therefore, this present study aimed to investigate the moderating role of religious well-being and self-differentiation in the relationship between boredom and addiction tendency.
Materials and Methods: The research design was correlational. The statistical population was high school male students in Nourabad at the academic year 1397-1398 that a total of 360 students were selected by cluster sampling. Data were collected using multi-dimensional religious well-being inventory, multidimensional scale of boredom, differentiation of self-inventory-revised, and addiction proneness scale. Then, collected data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and hierarchical linear regression.
Results: The results showed a positive and significant relationship between boredom and addiction tendency (r=0.44, P<0.01), a negative and significant relationship between religious well-being and addiction tendency (r=-0.29, P<0.01) and between self-differentiation and addiction tendency (r=-0.38, P<0.01). Also, based on hierarchical regression’ results the moderating role of religious well-being (β=0.16, P<0.01) and self-differentiation (β=0.25, P<0.01) in the relationship between boredom and addiction tendency was confirmed.
Conclusion: The present provided evidence for the moderating role of religious well-being and self-differentiation in the relationship between boredom and addiction proneness. Therefore, developing religious well-being and training self-differentiation among adolescents could be a good way to protect them in the face of boredom and addiction tendency.
Keywords: Adolescent, Addiction, Boredom, Differentiation, Religion, Well-being
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Received: 2020/07/11 | Accepted: 2021/02/27 | Published: 2021/04/6
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Zarei S, Kazemipour A. The moderating role of religious well-being and self-differentiation in the relationship between boredom and addiction tendency among male high school students of Nourabad. Feyz. 2021; 25 (1) :767-776
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