The Impact of Fasting on the Psychological Well-Being of Muslim Graduate Students
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The main objective of this research was to evaluate the impact of fasting on the psychological well-being of Muslim graduate students. In a single-group pretest posttest research design, students who intended to fast in the month of Ramadan were asked to respond to a psychological well-being scale and its subscales before and after the end of fasting month of Ramadan. Findings show that fasting led to the promotion of overall psychological well-being, self-acceptance, autonomy, positive relations, environmental mastery, and personal growth among students who fasted in this month.
KeywordsFasting Psychological well-being Muslim Students
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All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Informed consent was obtained from all participants in this study.
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