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Khalili Tajareh R, Ahmadiyan H. Investigating the relationship between optimism and subjective vitality with the mediating role of resilience among elderly people. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2019; 6 (2) :149-160
URL: http://shenakht.muk.ac.ir/article-1-627-en.html
1- MSc, Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran , r.khalili9898@gmail.com
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
Abstract:   (2972 Views)
Introduction :According to the increasing of aged people, paying attention to their mental health plays an important role in the society. As a result, the first step in achieving a healthy and active aging society is to recognize the status of the elderly in terms of physical, psychological and social dimensions.
Aim: This study is designed to investigate the relationship between optimism and subjective vitality with the mediating role of resiliency. Moreover, this study is practical as purpose and also descriptive – correlation as performance area.
Method: Among all elderly people of Sanandaj, the 200people have been chosen as population by availability sampling method. It has used the Sheer and Karoor's questionnaire to gather information, also the Ryan and Fredrick's subjective vitality questionnaire and the Konor's and Davidson's resiliency questionnaire. It is utilized the path analysis to analyze information.
Results: The findings have been confirmed the previous studies. Moreover, this study is practical in positive psychology training scope in old age.
Conclusion: The results of this test showed that optimism, both direct and indirect, has a positive effect on subjective vitality. Also, the effect of resiliency on mental uplift is significant (P≤0.05).
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/6 | Accepted: 2019/04/24 | Published: 2019/06/15

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