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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(2) 46-58

Prediction of Fear of COVID-19: Meaning in Life and Psychological Resilience

Önder Baltacı

pp. 46 - 58   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.345.3   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2101-25-0003.R1

Published online: May 27, 2021  |   Number of Views: 30  |  Number of Download: 159


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the meaning in life and psychological resilience levels of university students as predictors of their fear of COVID-19. The research was carried out using the relational screening method, which is one of the quantitative research methods. The study consists of 475 university students, of which 353 women (74,3%), 122 men (25,7%), who are studying at different higher education institutions in Turkey and agree to participate voluntarily in the study. In the research; COVID-19 Fear Scale, Life Meaning Scale, and Brief Psychological Resilience Scale were used. In the study, while a negative non-significant relationship was found between university students' fear of COVID-19 and their meaning in life, in a negative way significant relationship was found with their psychological resilience levels. In addition, it has been showed that the life meaning and psychological resilience levels of university students explain 6% of their fear of COVID-19. The research results were discussed in the light of the literature and suggestions were made.

Keywords: Fear of COVID-19, Meaning in life, Psychological Resilience


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APA 6th edition
Baltaci, O. (2021). Prediction of Fear of COVID-19: Meaning in Life and Psychological Resilience . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(2), 46-58. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.345.3

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Baltaci, O. (2021). Prediction of Fear of COVID-19: Meaning in Life and Psychological Resilience . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(2), pp. 46-58.

Chicago 16th edition
Baltaci, Onder (2021). "Prediction of Fear of COVID-19: Meaning in Life and Psychological Resilience ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (2):46-58. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.345.3.

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