The relationship between life goals and personality traits with subjective well-being in adults

Najafy, Mahmoud and Makvand Hosseini, Shahrokh and Mohammadyfar, Mohammadali and Rostami, Maryam (2015) The relationship between life goals and personality traits with subjective well-being in adults. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 17 (6). pp. 325-333.

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Abstract

 Introduction: Subjective well-being is component of psychological quality of life. According to research results, the type of life goals and personality traits are important in predicting the subjective well-being. So this study aims to investigate the role of life goals, personality traits with subjective well-being adults. Materials and Methods: This research is a descriptive correlation study, sample consisted of 200 adults ( 25 to 60 years), residing in Zone 6 in Tehran, that were selected using method multi- stage random sampling. Participants responded to questionnaires of positive and negative affect, life satisfaction, Big five Personality Factor and Life goals. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 17, Pearson correlation coefficients and hierarchical regression.  Results: The results correlation coefficient showed intrinsic goals, extrinsic goals and personality traits have positive correlation with subjective wellbeing and neuroticism has negative relationship with subjective wellbeing (P<0.05). Enter regression results showed that There is negative relationship between Subjective well-being and extrinsic� importance (P <0.01) and positive relationship between subjective well being and �extrinsic� attainment (P<0.05). Also, the results of hierarchical regression results showed that life goals are able to predict subjective well-being (R2=-0.09, P<0.0001) Although life goals have  relatively small share of the compared to strong predictors personality traits (R2=-0.49, P <0.0001).  Conclusion: Considering that life goals are able to predict the contribution of subjective well-being that can not be predicted by personality traits. Therefore, it's recommended that psychologist to consider life goals as an important factor in cultural and economic different situations at their studies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 18:23
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 18:23
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2453

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