Role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self-knowledge on psychological well-being among the university students

Imani, M. and Karimi, J. and Behbahani, M. and Omidi, A. (2017) Role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self-knowledge on psychological well-being among the university students. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 21 (2). pp. 171-178.

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Abstract

Background: Studies has shown the effect on environmental conditions on psychological well-being. In this regard, psychological characteristics have an important role. This study aimed to investigate the role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self -knowledge amonge the university students. Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on the students of Kashan university of medical sciences (n=300) and based on quota sampling, a number of students (n=241) were selected based on the faculty and the major of the study. The administered tools were Ryff scale of psychological well-being (RSPWB-18), mindfulness (MAAS), acceptance and actions (AAQ-II) questionnaires and integrative self-knowledge scale (ISKS). Finally the data were analyzed using correlation and stepwise regression. Results: Pearson correlation disclosed a positive and considerable relation between mindfulness, integrative self-knowledge, psychological flexibility and psychological well-being. In addition, the findings showed significant role of mindfulness, integrative self-knowledge and psychological flexibility to predict the psychological well-being of the students; so these variables can predict 21 of psychological wellbeing changes. Conclusion: This study disclosed that the mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self -knowledge can in part specify the variance of psychological well-being.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Psychology
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: editor . feyz
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 16:48
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017 16:30
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2669

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