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Feyz 2017, 21(2): 170-177 Back to browse issues page
Role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self-knowledge on psychological well-being among the university students
Mehdi Imani, Javad Karimi, Mahdieh Behbahani *, Abdollah Omidi
Student Research Committee, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, I. R. Iran. , psy.m.behbahani@gmail.com
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Background: Studies has shown the effect on environmental conditions on psychological well-being. In this regard, psychological characteristics have an important role. This study aimed to investigate the role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self -knowledge amonge the university students.

Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on the students of Kashan university of medical sciences (n=300) and based on quota sampling, a number of students (n=241) were selected based on the faculty and the major of the study. The administered tools were Ryff scale of psychological well-being (RSPWB-18), mindfulness (MAAS), acceptance and actions (AAQ-II) questionnaires and integrative self-knowledge scale (ISKS). Finally the data were analyzed using correlation and stepwise regression.

Results: Pearson correlation disclosed a positive and considerable relation between mindfulness, integrative self-knowledge, psychological flexibility and psychological well-being. In addition, the findings showed significant role of mindfulness, integrative self-knowledge and psychological flexibility to predict the psychological well-being of the students; so these variables can predict 21% of psychological wellbeing changes.

Conclusion: This study disclosed that the mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self -knowledge can in part specify the variance of psychological well-being.

Keywords: Psychological flexibility, Psychological well-being, Students, Mindfulness, Integrative self-knowledge
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/05/28 | Accepted: 2017/05/28 | Published: 2017/05/28
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Imani M, Karimi J, Behbahani M, Omidi A. Role of mindfulness, psychological flexibility and integrative self-knowledge on psychological well-being among the university students. Feyz. 2017; 21 (2) :170-177
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