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Type of publication: Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Psichologija / Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Šmitas, Andrius;Gustainienė, Loreta
Title: The Links between psychological aspects of well-being and sociodemographic values: results from Europe social survey
Is part of: WCPCG 2016: 7th world conference on psychology, counseling and guidance, Izmir – Turkey, 28-30 April 2016 : abstracts book. Istanbul : Association for Human, Science, Nature, Education and Technology Academic World Education and Research Center, 2016
Extent: p. 217-217
Date: 2016
Keywords: Subjektyvioji realybė;Psichologinė gerovė;Demografiniai rodikliai;Subjective reality;Psychological well-being;Socio-demographic factors
Abstract: The aim of the study is to explore links between happiness, optimism, resilience and meaningfulness, and sociodemographic factors in 25 Europe countries. Research methods. Expert-generated questions from Europe Social Survey round 6 were used to assess links between happiness, optimism, resilience, meaningfulness in life and sociodemographic factors such as age, years of completed education and occupation in 25 European countries. A total number of respondents were 48445 (45.57 per cent of males and 54.47 per cent of females). The countries were grouped according to the United Nations geographic scheme for Europe into Western (Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium), Eastern (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Ukraine), Northern (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden) and Southern (Spain, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia) Europe. Results. Happiness in Western Europe relates with age and years of completed education (except in Germany and Switzerland). In Eastern Europe it relates with all sociodemographic variables (except occupation in Poland). In Northern Europe it relates with age and years of completed education (except age in Denmark and years of completed education in Norway). In Southern Europe it relates with age in all countries. Similar links noted between optimism and sociodemographic variables. Meaningfulness in life in Western Europe relates with years of completed education (except in Switzerland), in Eastern and Northern, Southern Europe - with years of completed education (except Italy in Southern Europe). Resilience in Western and Eastern Europe relates with age and completed years of education, completed years of education in Northern Europe and all sociodemographic variables in Southern Europe (except Italy). [...]
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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