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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2019, 6(1): 23-34 Back to browse issues page
Study of life satisfaction among students of University of Mazandaran and its relationship with personality dimensions
Seyed Mehdi Motevaliyan , Farimah Dokoushkani , Soleiman Yahyazadeh Jeloudar
Assistant professor, Faculty of women’s education and employment center, faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran
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Introduction: Life satisfaction is so important that it can be said that it is the goal of life. However, reports show life satisfaction is low among Iranian students. The result of this issue, for example, is leaving the country.
Aim: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between personality and satisfaction of life among students.
Method: A sample of 407 students were employed in this study and the measument instruments were five factors of personality (NEO) and Diner, et al,'s life satisfaction.
Results: Results show 56% of the respondents had a high level of neuroticism and agreeableness. Also, 48% had high-level of Conscientiousness, 51% had low level of extraversion and 56% had low level of openness.
Conclusion: Extraversion and Conscientiousness were the most important predictors of students' life satisfaction, respectively.
Keywords: Life satisfaction, Personality, Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/10/29 | Accepted: 2019/01/9 | Published: 2019/04/23
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Motevaliyan S M, Dokoushkani F, Yahyazadeh Jeloudar S. Study of life satisfaction among students of University of Mazandaran and its relationship with personality dimensions. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2019; 6 (1) :23-34
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Volume 6, Issue 1 (Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2019) Back to browse issues page
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