Correlation between dimensions of psychological well-being with life satisfaction and self-regulation

Document Type : Research Paper


Faculty of Psychology, Zahedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran


Introduction:  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of psychological well-being’s dimensions on the life satisfaction and self-regulation in employees of Zahedan city.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 500 employees of university were selected randomly. Research instrument included: Reef’s Psychological Well-being Questionnaire (18 questions), Life Satisfaction Questionnaire (5 questions) and Miller and Brown Self-Regulatory Inventory. Data analyzed through descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation, stepwise regression and SPSS version 24.
Results: The results indicated that five dimensions of psychological well-being had a positive significant relationship with life satisfaction at 99% level. Meanwhile, self-regulation was related to self-control, autonomy, positive relationships significantly. The positive relationship with others, personal growth, independence, self-acceptance and environmental domination explained 6.49%, 6.13%, 5.91%, 5.78%, and 5.74% of variance for life satisfaction. Also, independence explained 21.31% of variance for self-regulation.
Conclusion: It seems that dimensions of psychological well-being are effective on life satisfaction and self-regulation. Educational programs about psychological well-being should be used with providing conditions and facilities for increasing employees’ life satisfaction and self-regulation.


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