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Flynn, Deborah M.; MacLeod, Stephanie – College Student Journal, 2015
This study explored the relationship between happiness, and six other life domains: Academic Success, Financial Security, Familial Support, Living Environment, Self-Image and Social Relations. Participants were one hundred and ninety- two students from a small undergraduate university. The purpose of the study was to determine which life domain…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students, College Students, Anxiety
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Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Melkevik, Ole; Holsen, Ingrid; Wold, Bente – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Based on data from a 17-year longitudinal study of 1083 adolescents, from the ages of 13 to 30 years, the average development of self-reported global self-esteem was found to be high and stable during adolescence. However, there is considerable inter-individual variance in baseline and development of global self-esteem. This study used latent…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Life Satisfaction, Self Esteem, Adolescents
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Mazurek, Micah O. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This study examined the relations among loneliness, friendship, and emotional functioning in adults "(N" = 108) with autism spectrum disorders. Participants completed self-report measures of symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, loneliness, number and nature of friendships, depression, anxiety, life satisfaction, and self-esteem. The…
Descriptors: Adults, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Well Being
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Gülaçti, Fikret – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this study is to reveal the attitudes of students to the teaching profession in terms of self-esteem, altruism, social comparison, life satisfaction, humor style, a five-factor personality types of the students of the Pedagogical Formation Education Certificate Program (PFECP), and to determine the relationships if there is between…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching (Occupation), Self Esteem, Altruism
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Shin, Joo Yeon; Kim, Tae Sun; Ahn, Jina; Seifert, Tricia – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
We examined whether each subscale of the Calling and Vocational Questionnaire (i.e., transcendent summons, purposeful work, and prosocial orientation) relates to career preparation behavior (CPB) after controlling for demographic variables, current employment-seeking status, self-esteem, and work volition. We also looked into whether CPB mediates…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Students, Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction
OECD Publishing, 2018
Over the past century, technological development and better access to services has resulted in significant improvements to quality of life. Despite this, however, levels of stress, anxiety and depression are rising. Education can play a role in supporting well-being during and beyond schooling. Schools are increasingly concerned not only with…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Well Being, Quality of Life, Self Esteem
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Chan, Fong; Yaghmaian, Rana A.; Cardoso, Elizabeth DaSilva; Muller, Veronica; Keegan, John; Dutta, Alo; Ebener, Deborah J. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
This study examined the factorial structure of the construct core self-evaluations (CSE) and tested a mediational model of the relationship between CSE and life satisfaction in college students with disabilities. We conducted a quantitative descriptive design using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and multiple regression analysis.…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Life Satisfaction, Disabilities
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Boyaci, Mehmet – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
The rapid changes in life standards and technology affect the social lives of individuals as well as world of work, job finding, work environments and career development. This rapid change also affects individuals' career adaptabilities, professional success and competences. Teaching profession is also affected by these changes. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Preservice Teachers, Career Counseling, Vocational Adjustment
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Fan, Jinyan; Meng, Hui; Zhao, Bihua; Patel, Trishna – Journal of Career Assessment, 2012
The authors report further validity evidence for the Chinese version of a U.S. adult social self-efficacy inventory, the "Perceived Social Self-Efficacy" (PSSE) scale in Chinese populations. Study 1 participants were 323 new graduate students enrolled at a large university in an east coast city of the People's Republic of China. Differential item…
Descriptors: Evidence, Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Poon, Cecilia Y. M.; Fung, Helene H. – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2008
This study examined the association between physical activity (PA) and psychological well-being--self-esteem and relatedness satisfaction--among 102 Hong Kong Chinese older adults. It also tested whether independent-interdependent self-construal moderated the association. Physical activity, self esteem, relatedness satisfaction, and self-construal…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Self Esteem, Older Adults, Measures (Individuals)
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Schwartz, Seth J.; Finley, Gordon E. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2010
This study was designed to introduce the construct of troubled ruminations about parents and to develop a brief screening instrument. An ethnically diverse sample of 1,376 university students completed the instrument and other measures of psychosocial functioning. Troubled ruminations about mothers and fathers were related to self-esteem, life…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Friendship, College Students, Correlation
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Kim, Tae-Young; Kim, Youngmi; Kim, Ji-Young – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2017
The purpose of the study is to explore the structural relationships among second language (L2) proficiency and the constructs of L2 learners' resilience, motivation, and demotivation. A total of 869 undergraduate students in South Korea participated in the study. The data were analyzed by means of factor analysis, correlations, and structural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, Student Motivation
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Hui, Eadaoin K. P.; Sun, Rachel C. F. – Educational Psychology, 2010
This study investigated the contribution of school contextual factors and intrapersonal factors to school satisfaction among a sample of Hong Kong Chinese primary school children. A total of 760 children completed the School Satisfaction Subscale of the Multidimensional Life Satisfaction Scale for Children along with self-report measures of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices
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Wu, Chia-Huei; Tsai, Ying-Mei; Chen, Lung Hung – Social Indicators Research, 2009
This study proposes three mediation pathways to explain how the positive views (perceived control, optimism and self-enhancement) proposed by Cummins and Nistico (Journal of Happiness Studies 3:37-69 2002) maintain life satisfaction. The three pathways were enhancing self-esteem, reducing have-want discrepancy and changing importance perceptions.…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Zhang, Guangzhen; Eisenberg, Nancy; Liang, Zongbao; Li, Yi; Deng, Huihua – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
The main goals of the present study were (a) to compare Chinese migrant and nonmigrant adolescents on mean levels of parenting, positive adjustment, and academic functioning, and to assess whether socioeconomic status (SES) accounted for any obtained differences, (b) to examine whether the relations of SES and migrant status to youths' positive…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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