Document Type : Research Paper
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Behbahan, Iran
Introduction:The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between the happiness and life expectancy among the students of medical sciences in Behbahan city.
Materials and Methods: The statistical population of the study included all the students of Faculty of Medical Sciences in Behbahan among which 100 students were selected randomly (50 males and 50 females). The Oxford happiness questionnaire and Miller's life expectancy questionnaire were used for data collection. In order to analyze data, Software SPSS and descriptive statistics including such as mean and the standard deviation and explanative statistics such as Pearson Coefficient were used.
Results:The findings revealed that there is a significant relationship between the happiness and life expectancy among the male and female students.
Conclusion: According to the results, the increased happiness leads to the increased life expectancy among the students, so the programs and plans should be considered in order to increase the amount of happiness in students.