Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Clinical Psychology, Science and Research branch, Islamic Azad University, Sirjan, Iran

2 Faculty Member of Farhangian University, Campus of Shahid Beheshti, Mashhad, Iran


The aim of this research was to determine the effects of internal and external religious beliefs on amount of hope prisoners in Sirjan city. This study was conducted using the descriptive methodology. The statistical Population of this research are all prisoners in Sirjan city. 78 mens and womens were randomly selected for this research. To examine the hope and attitude religious prisoners questionnaire was used. The results showed that the correlation between inner religious beliefs and prisoners Hopefully are (r = 0.27). With 95% confidence we can say that there is a significant relationship between these two variables. According to the results is recommended in rehabilitation and prisons centers with Hopefully prisoners can made a different and right way for Living ​​prisoners future.


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