TITLE

LIFE SATISFACTION AND LIFE DEMANDS IN COLLEGE STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Bailey, Roger C.; Miller, Christy
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Researchers have proposed that life satisfaction may be increased by reduced life involvement (i.e., the scarcity hypothesis) or increased by greater life involvement (i.e., the expansion hypothesis). This study attempted to determine if female and male college students are more satisfied with their lives if they have more or less active life styles. One hundred and fifty-seven females and eighty-six male were assigned to either a High, Moderate, or Low Life satisfaction group and additional instruments were administered to assess the manner of decision making, the extent of role demands and time pressures, and the respondents' satisfaction with school performance and their dating and family relationships. Results demonstrated that both male and female college students with high life satisfaction had more demanding life styles than individuals with low life satisfaction, but they did not suffer greater personal stress. The significant role of fulfilling interpersonal relationships in overall life satisfaction was also evident.
ACCESSION #
8771891

 

Related Articles

  • WHAT IS IT?  // Women's Health;Nov2011, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p30 

    The article reports on a 2011 survey which reveals that stress levels in relationships usually peak at the third year.

  • STRESS IN MEDICAL PRACTICE AMONG THE NIGERIAN DOCTORS. Sijuwade, Philip O. // International Review of Modern Sociology;Spring93, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1 

    Many sociological articles assume that the patient-doctor relationship is satisfactory for the doctor and unsatisfactory for the patient This paper describes a research project on stress among doctors and their families in Nigeria It seems that the stress the doctor feels may not significantly...

  • The Effects of Prolonged Job Insecurity on the Psychological Well-Being of Workers. Rocha, Cynthia; Hause Crowell, Jennifer; McCarter, Andrea K. // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Sep2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p9 

    Job insecurity has been increasing since the 1980s. While re-searchers have found job insecurity to be negatively associated with multiple indicators of well-being for workers and their families in cross sectional studies, less is known about the long term effects of prolonged job insecurity....

  • Preventing Burnout. Meier, Diane E.; Beresford, Larry // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Oct2006, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1045 

    The author discuses the effect on palliative care professionals due to patient death, inadequate staffing and other issues including finances and workload demands. The article offers suggestions by palliative care experts on how to prevent such burnouts. The suggestions include recognizing...

  • The Art and Science of Franchisee Satisfaction. Nathan, Greg // Franchising World;Jan2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p101 

    The article discusses the importance of the relationship between franchisees and franchisors to the success of the business. It stresses the need for franchisors to address conflicts since the growth of a franchise lies on a group of satisfied franchisees. The author explains several needs of...

  • Job Dissatisfaction brings displaced Aggression. Sankar, M.; Mohanraj, R. // Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics & Management;Jun2014, Vol. 4 Issue 6, preceding p221 

    Job satisfaction is in regard to one's feelings or state-of-mind regarding the nature of their work. Job satisfaction can be influenced by a variety of factors such as the quality of one's relationship with their supervisor, the quality of the physical environment in which they work, degree of...

  • More Connections, Less Connection: An Examination of Computer-Mediated Communication as Relationship Maintenance. McGlynn III, Joseph // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2007, p1 

    The principal goal of this study was to extend existing knowledge on the effects of computer-mediated communication (CMC) on relationships. Results indicated that quality of CMC predicted increased perceptions of social support and relationship satisfaction. Results further suggested that CMC...

  • Comparison of Residents and Medical Students on Measures of Well-Being and Lifestyle. Brooks, Audrey; Dodds, Sally; Cook, Paula; Maizes, Victoria // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;May2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, pA101 

    An abstract of the study "Comparison of Residents and Medical Students on Measures of Well-Being and Lifestyle," by Andrew Brooks, Sally Dodds, Paula Cook, Victoria Maizes and Patricia Lebensohn is presented.

  • PAYING THE PRICE. Gautier, Adele // New Zealand Management;Jul2002, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p34 

    Discusses the effect of executive stress on personal relationships. Concept of the work-life balance; Findings of the Institute of Management's survey on executive stress; Key factor in the increased stress encountered at the office. INSET: EASING THE PRESSURE.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics