The investigation of the relationship between secure attachment style, self-efficacy, optimism and life satisfaction among the students of Ahvaz Islamic Azad University

Nasim Bayat Komitaki, Rezvan Homaei

Abstract


The aim of this research was to study the relationship between secure attachment style, self-efficacy, optimism and life satisfaction among the students of Ahvaz Islamic Azad University. The study sample has included 300 students studying at the Islamic Azad University of Ahwaz in the 2014-15 academic years. The research method was correlational. The data collection tools included Hazan and Shaver attachment styles questionnaire, the self-efficacy questionnaire of Sherur et al, the optimism questionnaire of Peterson et al and the life satisfaction questionnaire of Diner. The results in the level of p< 0.05 significance have indicated that there is a significant and positive relationship between secure attachment, self-efficacy, optimism and life satisfaction. The Regression analysis’ results also have shown that there is a multiple significant relationship between secure attachment, self-efficacy, optimism and life satisfaction, and among the predictor variables, self-efficacy is the best predictor for life satisfaction.


Keywords


Secure attachment style, self-efficacy, optimism, life satisfaction, students.

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