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ERIC Number: EJ816937
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 63
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
College Stress and Psychological Well-Being: Self-Transcendence Meaning of Life as a Moderator
Hong, Li
College Student Journal, v42 n2 p531-541 Jun 2008
The central aim of this study is to examine the moderating effects of self-transcendence meaning on psychological well-being in respective of college students. The theoretical background of self-transcendence meaning is mainly oriental Buddhism and Taoism philosophy. Measures of stress and psychological well-being are College Stress Scale (CSS) and GHQ-20 and SES, and of self-transcendence meaning of life is Self-transcendence Meaning of Life Scale (SMLS). In the study, 788 undergraduate students from three specific universities in Beijing are included. Findings of the study partially confirm the moderating effects of self-transcendence meaning on the psychological well-being under college stress. Implications of the findings for future study are discussed. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China (Beijing)