Resilience as the Predictor of Divorcees' Life Satisfaction


ÇELİK M. , CAGLAYAN N. I.

SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY, vol.100, no.6, pp.2078-2093, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ssqu.12700
  • Title of Journal : SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2078-2093

Abstract

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.