The Predictive Model of Life Satisfaction Based on Positive Psychology Constructs

Mahmood Najafi, Hasan Ahadi, Faramarze Sohrabi, Ali Delavar
2016 Muṭāli̒āt-i Ravān/Shināsī-i Bālīnī  
The aim of this research was to present the life satisfaction path analysis predictive model Predictive Model of Life Satisfaction based on positive psychology constructs. For this purpose, 100 employees of Tehran University were selected by multiple cluster sampling method. The instruments used in this study were spiritual well-being, religiosity, hope, optimism, self-esteem, self-efficacy and life satisfaction. The collected data were analyzed using LISREL 7/8 by path analysis method. Results
more » ... showed that that in the first presented model only, some indexes were fitted. So the modified model showed better fitting through data. Results indicated that spirituality; religiosity, hope, self-esteem, and self-efficacy variables have significant direct relationship with life satisfaction. Also, there is a significant indirect relationship between spirituality and religiosity with life satisfaction through hope, optimism, self-esteem, and self-efficacy variables. There was not significant relationship between gender, marital and economic status with life satisfaction. Finally in this research the role of positive psychology constructs were confirmed in life satisfaction that this finding indicates the importance of positive psychology constructs in life satisfaction.
doi:10.22054/jcps.2016.2383 doaj:0fad1944912c40beb4005883bd66559c fatcat:ejw3cogtsjhnvjrdivsffrbgfe