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The Effect of Holy Quran Voice on Mental Health

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This study was designed to determine the effect of Quran listening without its musical tone (Tartil) on the mental health of personnel in Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, southeast of Iran. The results showed significant differences between the test and control groups in their mean mental health scores after Quran listening (P = 0.037). No significant gender differences in the test group before and after intervention were found (P = 0.806). These results suggest that Quran listening could be recommended by psychologists for improving mental health and achieving greater calm.

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Acknowledgments

Great appreciation goes to Dr. SM. Tabatabaei, Dr. J. Oveisi, and Mr. Jahantigh from the Centre of Disease Control & Prevention in Province Health Centre, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences. Moreover, the authors would like to extend their thanks to Ms. Esfahani in Zahedan Health Centre for her sincere collaboration. This study was financially supported by Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, with the Grant Number 90-2273.

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Mahjoob, M., Nejati, J., Hosseini, A. et al. The Effect of Holy Quran Voice on Mental Health. J Relig Health 55, 38–42 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-014-9821-7

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Keywords

  • Quran
  • Mental health
  • Iran