Relationship between Life Satisfaction and Faith in Allah among Cardiac Patients

Author: Zunera Tariq

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yasmin N. Farooqi


Year: 2007-2009

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract The present research was conducted to assess the relationship between Life Satisfaction and Faith in Allah. The data was collected using Survey research Design and Purposive Sampling technique was used. The sample composed of 100 cardiac patients within the age range of 40 to 70 years, and those who were admitted in the public and private hospitals for 1 to 8 weeks. An indigenous tool consisting of two parts, Part A to evaluate the Life Satisfaction of the participant and Part B to evaluate the Faith in Allah of the participant was constructed under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Yasmin N. Farooqi. Data was analyzed using correlation and t-test. The analysis revealed that a strong positive relationship exists between life satisfaction and faith in Allah of the cardiac patients, while gender differences do not exist in life satisfaction and faith in Allah. According to results, age is the strongest predictor of both life satisfaction and faith in Allah.

Keywords: Life Satisfaction ,Faith in Allah, Cardiac Patients, Indigenous Tool

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