Yıl: 2016 Cilt: 16 Sayı: 6 Sayfa Aralığı: 2087 - 2110 Metin Dili: İngilizce

Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem

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This study examined the role of self-esteem as a mediator in the relationships between optimism and psychological resilience on depressive symptoms in university students. A total of 494 undergraduate students, comprising of 253 female and 241 male participated in this study. Participants' ages ranged from 18 to 30 (M = 20.85, SD = 1.57). Instruments measuring optimism, psychological resilience, self-esteem and depression were administered to university students from different faculties and departments. Application of a structural equation model to the obtained data resulted in a direct relationship between optimism and psychological resilience with symptoms of depression. In addition, it was determined that self-esteem is a full mediator between psychological resilience and depressive symptoms. The mediator role of self-esteem between optimism and depressive symptoms; however, did not reach statistically significant levels. The findings are discussed within the self-esteem, optimism, and resilience in an individual's mental health context
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APA KAPIKIRAN Ş, KAPIKIRAN ACUN N (2016). Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem. Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri, 16(6), 2087 - 2110.
Chicago KAPIKIRAN ŞAHİN,KAPIKIRAN ACUN Necla Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem. Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri 16, no.6 (2016): 2087 - 2110.
MLA KAPIKIRAN ŞAHİN,KAPIKIRAN ACUN Necla Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem. Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri, vol.16, no.6, 2016, ss.2087 - 2110.
AMA KAPIKIRAN Ş,KAPIKIRAN ACUN N Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem. Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri. 2016; 16(6): 2087 - 2110.
Vancouver KAPIKIRAN Ş,KAPIKIRAN ACUN N Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem. Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri. 2016; 16(6): 2087 - 2110.
IEEE KAPIKIRAN Ş,KAPIKIRAN ACUN N "Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem." Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri, 16, ss.2087 - 2110, 2016.
ISNAD KAPIKIRAN, ŞAHİN - KAPIKIRAN ACUN, Necla. "Optimism and Psychological Resilience in relation to Depressive Symptoms in University Students: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Esteem". Kuram ve Uygulamada Eğitim Bilimleri 16/6 (2016), 2087-2110.