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Yazdani R, Asefi M. Evaluation of Moral Intelligence of the First and Sixth Year Dental Students in the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. ijme. 2018; 11 (1) :165-175
URL: http://ijme.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6036-en.html
1- Associate of Professor, Department of Community Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Dentist, Tehran, Iran
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Moral intelligence as a dimension of intelligence can provide a framework for the proper functioning of human. This function can be effective in the clinical environment such as dentistry. Therefore, the present study examined ethical intelligence of the first and sixth year dental students in the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The present cross-sectional study was conducted in 2018 among 106 of the first and sixth year dental students. The students were selected by census sampeling and the Lennic & Kiel's Ethical Intelligence Questionnaire were used for data collection. The variables were analyzed by SPSS-Ver.22 software using descriptive and analytical statistical tests. Findings of the study indicate that there is no significant relationship between the ethical intelligence of the first and sixth year dental students. Also, in the first year students, only the indirect relationship between ethical intelligence and mother's education (P value = 0.026) and the level of household economic condition (P- value = 0.009) were found. In the sixth year students', only the direct relationship between ethical intelligence and the level of household economic condition was found (P -value = 0.015). This study showed that the ethical intelligence of dental students during education was not significantly improved, which indicates that the educational system not effecient on for promoting ethical intelligence of dental students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: اخلاق پزشکی
Received: 2018/07/24 | Accepted: 2018/12/10

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