ROLE OF GRATITUDE IN PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Batool Zara, Hassan Alam, Nasir Javed,

Abstract


Abstract Background: Well-being is a state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy. Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling or attitude shown as a result of the benefit that one has received or will receive. Both of these factor directly and indirectly elated to each other. Objectives: This study was designed to explore the relationship between gratitude and psychological well-being and to explore the effects of gratitude on psychological well-being. Methods: The Gratitude Questionnaire-Six Item Form and  Psychological Well-Being Scale was used as tool of analyzing data. The reliability of the two scales was measured. Results: The Gratitude Questionnaire (GDS) was accepted with reliability coefficient of 0.80 and Psychological Well-Being Scale is accepted reliability alpha 0.93, The findings of the correlation analysis showed that higher level of gratitude may lead to higher psychological well-being among different universities in Pakistan.


Keyword


Thankfulness, Well-being, Reliability


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