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nobahri A, fathi E, malekshahi beiranvand F, hatami varzaneh A. The Death awareness and Spiritual Experience of Health Care Workers during Coronavirus Outbreak. JCHR. 2022; 11 (1) :31-35
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1- Nekoei-Hedayati-Forghani Hospital, Qom University of Medical Science, Qom, Iran
2- Assistant professor of Counseling at Hazrat-e Masoumeh University in Qom, Iran. , fathielham@ymail.com
3- Ph.D. in Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran
4- Assistant professor of Counseling at Hazrat-e Masoumeh University in Qom, Iran.
Abstract:   (198 Views)
Introduction: The present study aims to identify the death awareness and spiritual experience of the health care workers in Iran.
Methods: Eleven health care workers involved with Coronavirus patients were selected through purposeful sampling and had in-depth semi-structured interviews. Conventional content analysis was utilized to analyze the data.
Results: The conventional content analysis revealed four themes: 1- Increasing death awareness 2- Effective spiritual strategies; 3- Effective spiritual beliefs;
4- Pleasant and unpleasant existential experiences.

Conclusion: We can conclude that health care workers in dealing with epidemics such as coronavirus as a front-line force need spiritual heath to help themselves and the patients
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Received: 2021/02/13 | Accepted: 2022/03/28 | Published: 2022/03/30

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