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The role of perceived social support in predicting subjective wellbeing in Lebanese college students

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dc.contributor.author Nauffal, Diane
dc.contributor.author Ammar, Diala
dc.contributor.author Sbeity, Rana
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-16T10:29:46Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-16T10:29:46Z
dc.date.copyright 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/4075
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the role of perceived social support (PSS) on subjective well-being (SWB) in Lebanese college students. All students were undergraduate students and followed the American educational system. Life satisfaction was assessed using the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), and the affective dimension of well-being was measured using the Positive Affect Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). The degree of PSS was measured using the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS). Findings suggested that Lebanese college students were generally satisfied with their lives general and experienced more positive than negative affect. Female participants experienced more negative affect (NA) than male participants. The high income level group scored greater on the SWLS scale and perceived higher PSS. Lebanese youth perceived great levels of PSS and PSS was found to be an important positive predictor of subjective well-being. In conclusion, these findings reconfirm the importance of perceived social support as predictor of subjective-well-being among youth. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title The role of perceived social support in predicting subjective wellbeing in Lebanese college students en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200804486 en_US
dc.author.department Education en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal The Journal of Happiness & Well-Being en_US
dc.journal.volume 1 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 121-134 en_US
dc.keywords Perceived social support en_US
dc.keywords Satisfaction with life en_US
dc.keywords Subjective well-being en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Nauffal, D. A. D., & Sbeity, R. The role of perceived social support in predicting subjective well-being in Lebanese college students. en_US
dc.author.email diane.nauffal@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/39992026/The_role_of_perceived_social_support_in_predicting_subjective_well-being_in_Lebanese_college_students.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ56TQJRTWSMTNPEA&Expires=1466076137&Signature=RrEp7Q81odkBpF7SG7VelOftDW0%3D&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DThe_role_of_perceived_social_support_in.pdf en_US


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