Impact of Perceived Emotional Support and Perceived Academic Stress on the Life Satisfaction of University Students

Authors

  • Nazo Mushtaq BS student, Department of Psychology, Institute of Southern Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Saadia Zia PhD Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Farah Kanwal PhD Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Perceived emotional support, Perceived academic stress, Life satisfaction

Abstract

The study aimed to explore the impact of Perceived emotional Support and Perceived Academic Stress on the Life Satisfaction of university students. Simple random sampling technique was used to collect data from university students with selected sample size of 107 participants from Multan city. The data was collected through survey method. Three scales were used Perceived emotional Support Scale (Schwarzer & Schulz 2000), Perceived Academic Stress scale (Bedewy & Gabriel) and Satisfaction with Life (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985) Scale to find the impact of Perceived emotional Support and Perceived Academic Stress on the Life Satisfaction. Statistical analysis was conducted through SPSS and the results indicated that perceived emotional support has positive correlation with perceived academic stress and life satisfaction. Area of this study was restricted to Multan. There was a time limitation. Future researches can include a large number of participants and also cover large research area. This study is significant in determining the predictors of life satisfaction of university students in the social framework of Pakistani society.

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2022-01-12

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