Resilience as the Predictor of Divorcees' Life Satisfaction


ÇELİK M. , CAGLAYAN N. I.

SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY, cilt.100, sa.6, ss.2078-2093, 2019 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 100 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/ssqu.12700
  • Dergi Adı: SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2078-2093

Özet

Objectives This study aims to investigate individual resilience as the predictor of divorcees' life satisfaction and to reveal whether there is a significant difference in their life satisfaction caused by variables such as age, educational level, income level, having a child, and the number of children. Methods The sample for the research consists of 163 divorcees, aged between 23 and 67, who live in Adana, Turkey. Multiple regression analysis, t-test for the independent groups, and Kruskal-Wallis test were used in the data analysis. Results It was also found that ambition and personal competence, tolerance of negative conditions, and moral tendency subdimensions of the resilience scale together predicted the level of life satisfaction at a low significance level. Conclusions The conclusions indicated that resilience of divorcees predicted their level of life satisfaction at a low significance level.