Personality, Subjective Well-Being of Senior Citizens, and Their Living Arrangements

Agustin, Selvi and Setiono, Vivi and Hartanti, Hartanti (2010) Personality, Subjective Well-Being of Senior Citizens, and Their Living Arrangements. ANIMA Indonesian Psychological Journal, 26 (1). pp. 76-80. ISSN 0215 - 0158

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It was doubtful that subjective well-being (SWB) of senior citizens who lived together with family was better than those who did not It was assumed that there was correlation between SWB, personality, and a place where they live. Participants of this study were 30 senior citizens; 10 individuals lived with family, 10 individuals lived alone, and 10 individuals Jived in foster home. Data was collected through The Big Five Inventory Personality Test combined with Satisfaction with Life Scale and The Affect Balance Scale. Hypothesis was tested with product moment correlation and one way ANOV A. Results show that only extraversion has a significant correlation with SWB (p < 0.05), and there is not any significant difference on SWB senior citizen based upon where they live (p > 0.05). Extraversion profile contributes 16.2% on SWB. Other factors' contribution is discussed further.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: well-being, personality, living arrangement, senior citizen
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Ester Sri W. 196039
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2020 04:25
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 04:25

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