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1- Islamic Azad University of Tabriz , sara.mansouri1992@gmail.com
2- Islamic Azad University of Shabestar
3- Payam noor University of Piranshahar
4- Kharazmi University
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Introduction: Lifestyle is one of the common variables in the field of sociology and psychology, which is related to the concepts of mental health.
Purpose: The present study aims to investigate the comparison of life style and hardiness in divorced women in Iran (Tabriz) and Iranian women living in Finland (Helsinki).
Method: A sample of 100 participants, include 50 Iranian (Tabriz) divorced women and 50 Iranian divorced women living in Finland (Helsinki) were selected. In this study, divorced women were selected by stratified random sampling and based on population ratio. This research was descriptive – comparative. The Kobasa hardiness questionnaire and life style questionnaire were used for data collection. Data were analyzed using T test (for hypotheses with one component) and MANOVA test (for hypotheses with more than one component).
Results: The result of T-test and MANOVA showed a significant difference in life style (F= 3/17, sig= 0/03) and hardiness (F= 3/04, sig= 0/04) variables.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that the life style allow emotions, with hardiness can act as a supportive factor against stress and, in particular, the divorce stress.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/27 | Accepted: 2018/04/3 | Published: 2018/04/3

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