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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2022, Vol. 17(2) 225-245

The Role of Social Support and Lifestyle in Pre-Service Teachers’ Psychological Well-Being

Fahri Sezer

pp. 225 - 245   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2111-21-0001.R1

Published online: June 01, 2022  |   Number of Views: 98  |  Number of Download: 352


The main purpose of this study was to explore the predictive utility of demographic, social and lifestyle variables in psychological well-being. The participants were 410 pre-service teachers in Turkey. Three research instruments were utilized in the current study: Psychological Well-Being Scale, Lifestyle Inventory and Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support. Both social support and lifestyle variables accounted for the additional variance in psychological well-being above and beyond the effects of demographic variables. Purpose in life was best predicted by being-married; lifestyle variables made the most contribution to autonomy; and social support-friend were found to be the best predictor of positive relations with others. It seems that demographic, social support and lifestyle variables play a differential role in psychological well-being.

Keywords: Psychological well-being, social support, lifestyle

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APA 6th edition
Sezer, F. (2022). The Role of Social Support and Lifestyle in Pre-Service Teachers’ Psychological Well-Being . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(2), 225-245. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2022.442.10

Sezer, F. (2022). The Role of Social Support and Lifestyle in Pre-Service Teachers’ Psychological Well-Being . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(2), pp. 225-245.

Chicago 16th edition
Sezer, Fahri (2022). "The Role of Social Support and Lifestyle in Pre-Service Teachers’ Psychological Well-Being ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 17 (2):225-245. doi:10.29329/epasr.2022.442.10.

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