Document Type : Research Paper
MS. in general psychology, Islamic Azad University, Branch of Sciences Research of Tehran (Fars), Iran
Ph.D. in general psychology, faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Branch of Roodehen, Iran
ntroduction: This research studies the prediction of psychological well-being according to family functioning and essential psychological needs among the students of high school in the second grade of Tehran city.
Materials and Methods: The research population of the study consisted of the whole female student of the second grade of high school in Tehran during the academic year 2014-2015. 254 female students were selected according to random sampling method from the district 3, 8, 15 and 18 in Tehran and Reef psychological well-being questionnaire including 54 questions, family functioning questionnaire including 45 questions (FADI) and essential psychological needs questionnaire were distributed among them and in order to identify the ration of each variable’s functionality i.e. psychological well-being, family functioning and essential psychological needs the students completed the questionnaires. The data collected from the questionnaires were analyzed via hierarchical and multiple regression and co-relation tests.
Results:The findings showed that there were significant relationships among family functioning and essential psychological needs and psychological well-being.
Conclusion: The factor emotion expression from the family functioning variable and the aspects autonomy and competence from the essential psychological needs can be regarded as good predictions for the psychological well-being.