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Haratsis, Jessica M.; Creed, Peter A.; Hood, Michelle – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2016
We tested the across-time relationships between the person-based resources of assimilation (or goal pursuit) and accommodation (or goal adjustment) and two well-being outcomes (satisfaction with career progress and life satisfaction), and assessed if these relationships were mediated by self-perceptions (perceived goal attainability and optimism).…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Well Being, Satisfaction, Correlation
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Çakar, Firdevs Savi – International Education Studies, 2012
The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between self-efficacy and life satisfaction of young adults. This study is cross-sectional study and variables. Data were collected between March 2012 and April 2012 from young adults who were bachelor degree and attending the Celal Bayar University Pedagogical Formation Program the academic…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Self Efficacy, Life Satisfaction, Correlation
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Kalka, Dorota; Lockiewicz, Marta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Many people with dyslexia experience numerous failures in their lifetime. This can reduce their life satisfaction and the sense of happiness. However, external support and one's personal resources, for example resiliency, aid in dealing with difficult situations. Our study verified the importance of resiliency and perceived social support for the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), Life Satisfaction, Social Support Groups
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Davies, Michael D.; Beamish, Wendi – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2009
Background: Few studies have investigated transition programs and outcomes for young adults with disabilities as viewed from the parent perspective. The current Australian study provided a voice for parents to report on the experiences of and outcomes for young adults following their recent transition from school into post-school life. Method: A…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Secondary Schools, Life Satisfaction, Mental Retardation
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Okun, Morris A.; Dittburner, Julie L.; Huff, Barbara P. – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2006
The goal of this study is to investigate whether perceived changes in one's well-being from the present to the future are related to chronological age, target age, and type of measure (psychological well-being versus life satisfaction). Young adults (N = 114) rated their current well-being and their future well-being at one of three target ages…
Descriptors: Well Being, Young Adults, Adults, Age
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Wilson, Stephan M.; Peterson, Gary W. – Family Relations, 1988
Examined possible predictors of life satisfaction among 322 low-income young adults from rural Appalachia. Both objective and subjective conditions of life were predictors of life satisfaction: financial resources, self-esteem, and proximity to childhood home were positive predictors; frustrations about limited job opportunities and community size…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Low Income Groups, Predictor Variables, Rural Population
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Turgut, Murat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2021
The aim of this study was to investigate the levels of life satisfaction of individuals participating in sports or physical activity within the scope of gender, age, income status, parental education level and active sports. The sample of the study consisted of 442 people from Kastamonu Province. Parametric analysis methods were used to analyse…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Student Participation, Student Characteristics
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Di Fabio, Annamaria; Gori, Alessio – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
This study examined the factor structure and the psychometric properties of the Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) in a sample of 1,515 Italian (females = 60.26%, males = 39.74%) adolescents and young adults (M[subscript age] = 17.6 years, SD = 1.21). Results confirmed the unidimensionality, good reliability, and concurrent validity of the…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Adolescent Attitudes, Psychometrics, Young Adults
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Zaragoza Scherman, Alejandra; Salgado, Sinué; Shao, Zhifang; Berntsen, Dorthe – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
The extent to which highly emotional autobiographical memories become central to one's identity and life story influences mental health. Young adults report higher distress and lower well-being, compared with middle-aged and/or older adults; whether this replicates across cultures is still unclear. First, we provide a review of the literature that…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Stress Variables, Well Being, Age Differences
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Lang, Jessica; Schmitz, Bernhard – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2020
The research in the field of positive psychology is alive for children and adolescents, and especially the effects of intervention studies are promising. While a large number of instruments exist for adults, there is a need for greater attention to basic measurement work of constructs for children. The Satisfaction With Life Scale is one of the…
Descriptors: German, Translation, Life Satisfaction, Questionnaires
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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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Cao, Yingxia; Liu, Jeanny – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
Social media play a role in the lives of young adults (18-25 years old), but motivators and influences of this and similar sources on their money handling are not well-understood. This study examined their personal finance information source choices using a non-random online survey (N = 229). Results of structural equation modeling suggested that…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Money Management, Life Satisfaction, Young Adults
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Ahn, Jina; Kim, Hye-Weon; Lee, Jee-Yon – Journal of Career Development, 2021
This study examined how a career calling is linked to life satisfaction among undergraduate students in the United States and South Korea. Using structural equation modeling, we tested the mediating role of core self-evaluations, work volition, and work hope on the calling-satisfaction link. Supporting prior research, perceiving a calling was…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Career Choice, Professional Identity, Values
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Mamak, Hüdaverdi – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The main purpose of this research is to examine the effect of athletes' self-talk over their life satisfaction. One hundred-sixteen females (age = 24.40 ± 3.65 year) and 200 males (age = 25.28 ± 3.47 year) voluntarily participated in this research. The sample of the research consists of athletes who were in different branches and have different…
Descriptors: Inner Speech (Subvocal), Athletes, Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life
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Lardier, David T., Jr.; Lee, Chih-Yuan Steven; Rodas, Jose Miquel; Garcia-Reid, Pauline; Reid, Robert J. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect "reflective coping, suppressive coping, and reactive coping" had on stress and indicators of well-being among Hispanic undergraduate students (N = 177) from a Hispanic Serving Institution. Findings demonstrate that both reactive and suppressive coping had separate but important…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Life Satisfaction, Student College Relationship
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