Title: Predictive role of meaning in life on psychological well-being and gender-specific differences
Rol predictivo del sentido de la vida sobre el bienestar psicológico y diferencias de género
Papel preditivo do sentido da vida sobre o bem-estar psicológico e diferenças de gênero
Authors: García-Alandete, Joaquín
Soucase Lozano, Beatriz
Selles Nohales, Pilar
Martínez, Eva Rosa
Keywords: Meaning in life
Psychological well-being
Simple linear regression
Ex post facto study
Sentido de la vida
Bienestar psicológico
Regresión lineal simple
Estudio ex post facto
Sentido da vida
Bem-estar psicológico
Regressão linear simples
Estudo ex pós fato
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: Universidad Católica de Colombia. Facultad de Psicología
Citation: García-Alandete, J., Soucase Lozano, B., Sellés Nohales, P., & Martínez, E. (2013). Predictive role of meaning in life on psychological well-being and gender-specific differences. Acta Colombiana de Psicología, 16(1), 17-24. Recuperado de http://editorial.ucatolica.edu.co/ojsucatolica/revistas_ucatolica/index.php/acta-colombiana-psicologia/article/view/244
Abstract: Se examinaron el papel predictivo del Sentido de la Vida y las diferencias en función del género en el Bienestar Psicológico en un grupo de 226 estudiantes universitarios españoles (87 hombres, 38.5%; 139 mujeres, 61.5%), con edades entre los 17 y los 25 años, M = 21.08, DT = 2.18. Se usaron adaptaciones españolas del Purpose-In-Life Test de Crumbaugh y Maholic y de las Escalas de Bienestar Psicológico de Ryff. Las hipótesis a contrastar fueron que de manera significativa el Sentido de la Vida predeciría el Bienestar Psicológico y que las mujeres alcanzarían puntuaciones más altas en algunas dimensiones del mismo. Los análisis estadísticos incluyeron regresiones lineales simples y la prueba t para muestras independientes. Los resultados mostraron que: (1) El Sentido de la Vida predijo significativamente el Bienestar Psicológico, especialmente el Bienestar Psicológico global, la Autoaceptación, el Propósito en la Vida y el Dominio del Entorno, y (2) las mujeres alcanzaron puntuaciones significativamente superiores en Bienestar Psicológico global, Dominio del Entorno, Crecimiento Personal y Propósito en la Vida. Estos resultados fueron discutidos a la luz de la investigación precedente.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10983/1038
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