The Prediction of Psychological Well-Being Based on Gratitude, Social Support and Self-Esteem

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Yasouj, Yasouj, Iran


Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the prediction of psychological well-being based on gratitude, social support and self-esteem among students.
Method: This research was a non-experimental and correlation study. The statistical population of the study included all bachelor students of Yasouj University in the academic year of 2019-2020, among whom 360 were selected through a random cluster sampling method. Data were collected using Gratitude Questionnaire, Social Support Scale, Self-esteem Scale and Psychological Wellbeing Scale. Cronbach's alpha was applied to check the reliability in which the results indicated an appropriate reliability for these scales.
Results: The findings of this study showed that there was a correlation between variables including gratitude, social support, self-esteem and psychological well-being. In addition, gratitude, social support and self-esteem significantly predicted psychological well-being.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study it can be concluded that grateful people who have social support, with high self-esteem experience a higher level of psychological well-being.


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