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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Background and objectives: This study attempted to measure the dimensions of the quality of life among the thieves arrested in Tehran. Quality of life includes a person's sense of the situation in the life in the underlying systems of values and a culture that he lives and is related to his objectives, expectations and concerns. In order to measure the QOL, quality of life scales patterns of Felce and Perry, Gordon Mitchell, Kstanza and colleagues, Hancock and Martin and Mendoza were reviewed and eventually this concept was measured in the four environmental, cultural, social and material dimensions.
Methodology: The present study is a survey research. It was conducted on 432 thieves who were in the prison of Tehran at the time of the study. The research tool was a researcher-made questionnaire. The research sample selection was carried out based on stratified and proportional sampling method.
Findings and results: The results show that there is a significant difference between the frequency observed in aspects of quality of life and the expected frequency of each of these dimensions. According to the ranking importance of Friedman test, the highest mean was related to the importance of the social dimension of quality of life and the lowest mean was related to its cultural dimension. The basic suggestions of this study are the establishing the risky social areas bank, cooperation with education, and law enforcement monitoring the marginal areas of the cities.