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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2017, 10(4): 277-287 Back to browse issues page
Investigating in Positive Psychology Variables: Foresight The Academic Buoyancy Based on The Meaning of Life
Elham Soltani Benavandi 1, Nooshirvan Khezri Moghadam 2, Hassan Baniasadi 2
1- Department of psychology,Faculty of Literature & Human Sciences, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman,Kerman,Iran , hasti_javan@yahoo.com
2- Department of psychology,Faculty of Literature & Human Sciences, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman,Kerman,Iran
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Background and Aims:Youth, as a one of the decisive steps, is opposed by enormous challenge specially challenges relative to academic life. Academic buoyancy as an ability can play a major role according to these challenges and educational correlatives. So it is important to identify predictive variables of academic buoyancy. The meaning of life is one of major factors affected on academic buoyancy. The aim of this study is to predict the academic buoyancy base on meaning of life.
Methods: In this correlation study, a sample of 343 male and female students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences in the academic year 2016-2017, were selected by using random cluster sampling method. Participants, completed both academic buoyancy and meaning of life scales. Then, the data were analyzed by using the software 21 Spss and Pearson correlation coefficient, ANOVA and stepwise multiple regression.
Results:The results showed that, there is a significant negative correlation between age and academic buoyancy (p<0/01); whereas, there is no significant relationship between the age and dimensions of the meaning of life. The results also showed that there is no significant difference between the mean scores of academic buoyancy and meaning of life for students in different fields. The results showed that the variable of search for meaning, predicts academic buoyancy significantly and negatively, but presence of meaning is as a positive predictor and significant predictor of academic buoyancy.
Conclusions: Because of that meaning of life can predict academic buoyancy, it is so important to provide training programs in the fields of education and promote life, according to improve the academic buoyancy of youth and young adults.

Keywords: positive psychology, academic buoyancy, meaning of life
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2017/01/5 | Accepted: 2017/05/14 | Published: 2017/09/6
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Soltani Benavandi E, Khezri Moghadam N, Baniasadi H. Investigating in Positive Psychology Variables: Foresight The Academic Buoyancy Based on The Meaning of Life . Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2017; 10 (4) :277-287
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