The Concurrent Roles of Self Esteem and Social Support as Mediators between Personality and Life Satisfaction

Chong, Oi Leng and Hawa, Rahmat and Maizatul, Azila Chee Din and Nur Ruziani, Ishak and Rohaidah, Mashudi and Yuen, Yee Yen (2019) The Concurrent Roles of Self Esteem and Social Support as Mediators between Personality and Life Satisfaction. In: 8th International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour - SMHB, 12 -13 January 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The study seeks to discover the concurrent mediating effect of self-esteem and social support between personality traits and life satisfaction. A Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) was performed to determine the model of relationship on personality, social support, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. The Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) has achieved the fitness index requirement on the measurement model. The results show that Personality significantly affects Life Satisfaction. The result for Social Support shows it was partially mediated the relationship between Personality and Life Satisfaction. The result also shows that Self-Esteem partially mediates the relationship between Personality and Life Satisfaction. By understanding their life satisfaction; it can forecast and promote longevity, survival and suicide risk prevention; it may accordingly promote good health and greater academic success among the students. In turn, it contributes to the existing body of knowledge in the area of SWB, specifically the life satisfaction among students in Malaysians universities.The administrator, academicians, counsellors, and parents are the group of people that benefit a lot on the outcome of this study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: mediation, life satisfaction, personality traits,selfesteem,social support
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2019 07:33
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 07:39
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/9

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