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Lu, Ming-Hui; Wang, Guang-Hai; Lei, Hao; Shi, Meng-Liang; Zhu, Rui; Jiang, Fan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Although numerous studies have demonstrated that social support affects a range of life experiences, few have examined its moderating and mediating effects. In the current study, 479 Chinese parents of children with ASD (aged 3-18 years) completed the surveys assessing parenting stress, social support and life satisfaction. Results indicated that…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Autism, Stress Variables, Parent Child Relationship
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Buser, Juleen K.; Kearney, Anne – Journal of College Counseling, 2017
The authors examined the relationship between stress, adaptive coping, and life satisfaction among college students who reported having a friend or family member with eating disorder symptomatology. A hierarchical regression confirmed the study's hypotheses. Higher stress was linked with less life satisfaction. After stress was controlled, plan…
Descriptors: College Students, Stress Variables, Coping, Life Satisfaction
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Xie, Qiuzhi; Fan, Weiqiao; Wong, Paul; Cheung, Fanny M. – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
Student life satisfaction plays a key role in academic achievement; however, the exploration on the predictors of life satisfaction in secondary school students is insufficient. This study explored how indigenous personality traits and parenting style predicted students' life satisfaction. The participants were 718 junior secondary students in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
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Chae, Soo Eun; Kang, Gusup – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Using Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging data, we examined the influence of older adults' individual characteristics (i.e. marital status, health and economic status) on life satisfaction, with the mediating effect of older adults' active participation in lifelong learning. As a result, some individual characteristics appeared to significantly…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Lifelong Learning, Life Satisfaction, Foreign Countries
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Çelik, Eyüp; Koçak, Lokman – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The aim of the present study is to examine suppression effect of sensation seeking in the relationship between general self-efficacy and life satisfaction among emerging adults. The data were gathered using Satisfaction with Life Scale, General Self-efficacy Scale, and Brief Sensation Seeking Scale (BSSS-8). Correlation and regression analysis…
Descriptors: Risk, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Correlation
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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Di Maggio, Ilaria; Santilli, Sara; Sgaramella, Teresa Maria; Nota, Laura; Soresi, Salvatore – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Parents of children with intellectual disability (ID) have been found to be more likely to experience lower levels of life satisfaction than parents of typically developing children as a result of the increased challenges they experience. Based on a life design approach, which emphasises the role of career adaptability and resilience…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Life Satisfaction, Children, Parent Child Relationship
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Maurer, Todd J.; Chapman, Elizabeth F. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This investigation of proactive personality focused on life satisfaction during a 10-year period in which people went from being full-time employees to being fully retired. The study contributes at the intersection of the literatures on proactive personality, careers, retirement, and life satisfaction. In a sample of 118 recent retirees across the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Personality Traits, Life Satisfaction, Retirement
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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; DeMaria, Peter A.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy; Drennan, Rob – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objectives: Comparing the mean levels of social connectedness and life satisfaction, and analyzing their relationship for 2 undergraduate samples, and testing for an increase in their means for a brief counseling sample. Participants: Between October 2013 and May 2015, 3 samples were collected: not-in-counseling (NIC; n = 941), initial counseling…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Life Satisfaction, Undergraduate Students, School Counseling
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Antaramian, Susan – Cogent Education, 2017
This study investigated whether very high levels of life satisfaction were associated with academic success at the college level. Three-hundred fifty-seven university students reported on their life satisfaction and various indicators of educational functioning. Participants with very high life satisfaction (top 10%) were compared to those with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Student Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
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Yilmaz, Hasan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of the present research is presenting the relationships between self-efficacy, fear of success and life satisfaction; and determining the predictive power fear of success and self-efficacy on life satisfaction. For this purpose, self-efficacy, fear of achievement and life satisfaction scales were implemented on 625 individuals. In the…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Fear, Self Efficacy, Success
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Tas, Ibrahim; Iskender, Murat – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine meaning in life, satisfaction with life, self-concept and locus of control among teachers by several variables. The research group was composed of 363 teachers (114 [40%] women, 219 [60%] men) working in several districts of Istanbul. The data were collected with Meaning in Life Scale (MLS), Satisfaction with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Locus of Control, Gender Differences, Teacher Attitudes
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Vela, Javier C.; Sparrow, Gregory Scott; Ikonomopoulos, James; Gonzalez, Stacey L.; Rodriguez, Basilio – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2017
We examined how character strengths and family importance influenced Mexican American college students' life satisfaction. Using multiple regression analysis, findings indicated that optimism, grit, and gratitude were significant predictors of life satisfaction. We provide a discussion regarding the importance of these findings as well as…
Descriptors: College Students, Mexican Americans, Personality Traits, Resilience (Psychology)
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Zakaria, Azyyati; Halim, Nur Hazwani Abdul – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
Life satisfaction is a way a person evaluates his or her life and how he or she feels about where it is going in the future. This study was conducted to investigate the level of high achievers' life satisfaction, the domains of their life satisfaction and its relationship to their academic achievement. Based on the literature review, academic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Caz, Çagdas; Tanyeri, Levent – World Journal of Education, 2018
Everyday stress, happiness, health status and individual characteristics affect life satisfaction, which, in turn, affect some other factors. Therefore, high life satisfaction in academics affects their academic performance positively. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between sports science academics' life satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, College Faculty, Correlation, Sports Medicine
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Çelik, Osman Tayyar; Kahraman, Ümit – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among teachers' general self-efficacy perceptions, job burnout, and life satisfaction. The participants of the research consist of 412 teachers teaching at the elementary, secondary and high schools. Hypotheses have been developed related to the relationship among variables and a model…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout
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