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The Role of Religious Orientation and Socio-economic Status in the Development of Moral Judgment in Teenage Students
Moslem Parto PhD *
Assistant Professor of Health Psychology, The Academy of Scientific Studies in Education , mparto2020@yahoo. com
Abstract:   (2364 Views)
 The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between
religious orientation and moral judgment, and also to investigate the role
of religious orientation and socio-economic status in the development of
moral judgment in teenage students. Method:  Method in this research is
descriptive. The population of this descriptive research includes male and
female students studying in schools of Tehran. On the whole, 613 students
(301 ones from the third grade of guidance school and 312 ones from the
third grade of high school) were selected by random multistage cluster
sampling. Two self-rating questionnaires including the Defining of Issues
Test (DIT) and the Religious Orientation Scale (ROS) were used. The
standard deviation of population scores were calculated in the Defining of
Issues Test (DIT) and the Religious Orientation Scale (ROS). The reliability
and validity of the questionnaires were approved by psychometric tests.
To analyze the data, we used the Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) test and
the correlation coefficient. Findings: The results showed that there is a
positive and significant relationship between intrinsic (internal) religious
orientation and extrinsic (external) religious orientation. However, no
significant relation was found between the religious orientation and moral 
judgment. In addition, the mean scores of moral judgment development 
were not significant at different levels of variables such as intrinsic religious
orientation, extrinsic religious orientation, and socio-economic status. 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special- quantitative
Received: 2015/04/6 | Accepted: 2015/10/23 | Published: 2017/10/29
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