Personality Factors and Meaning in Life: The Mediating Role of Competence, Relatedness and Autonomy

@article{Demirbaelik2019PersonalityFA,
  title={Personality Factors and Meaning in Life: The Mediating Role of Competence, Relatedness and Autonomy},
  author={Nur Demirbaş-Çelik and Ibrahim Keklik},
  journal={Journal of Happiness Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={20},
  pages={995-1013}
}
This study examined the mediating role of basic psychological needs of competence, autonomy and relatedness in the relationship between higher-order personality factors and meaning in life (MIL). Participants of the study were 360 high school students in İstanbul, Turkey. The Big Five Inventory, Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction Scale and the Meaning in Life Questionnaire were used for data collection. Data analysis was done by structural equation modeling. Results showed that search of… 
Two sources of autonomy support and depressive symptoms among Chinese gay men: The sequential mediating effect of internalized homonegativity and rumination.
TLDR
Friends' autonomy support was related to decreased depressive symptoms via lower internalized homonegativity and rumination, while parental autonomy supportwas related to less depressive symptoms through other possible mechanisms.
Character, meaning in life, and well-being of students from teachers' perspective
Previous studies have revealed the benefits of character and meaning in life for individual well-being. However, little research has been conducted on elementary and junior high school teachers who
Effects of intrinsic and extrinsic religiosity on well-being through meaning in life and its gender difference among adolescents in Hong Kong: A mediation study
The present study examines and explores the indirect effects of intrinsic and extrinsic religiosity on well-being, namely self-esteem and life satisfaction, through presence of and search for meaning
My meaning is my engagement: exploring the mediating role of meaning between servant leadership and work engagement
PurposeThe purpose of the study is to ascertain the mediating role of meaning between servant leadership and work engagement. The study also explores the relationship between servant leadership and
An Inquiry into the Relationship between Drug Users’ Psychological Situations and Their Drug-Taking Behaviour
In view of the research gap whereby few studies have investigated the inner psychological situations underlying continuous drug use, this study used the Soulmate Scale to investigate the relationship
Cross-Lagged Analyses Between Life Meaning, Self-Compassion, and Subjective Well-being Among Gifted Adults
ObjectivesHighly intellectually gifted adults seem to be at a higher risk for existential crisis. However, not much is known about what contributes to their life meaning and/or well-being. This study
Meaning in Life among New Mothers before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Mothers’ Marital Satisfaction and Perception of the Infant
TLDR
Evidence of changes in meaning in life among new mothers in a crisis situation is provided for the first time, along with the importance of their perceptions of their relationships with the infant and spouse under these circumstances.
Students’ Need Satisfaction Profiles: Similarity and Change over the Course of a University Semester
Self-determination theory positions the satisfaction of students’ needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness as important determinants of various educational outcomes. In this study, we identify
Digital Identity Management on Social Media: Exploring the Factors That Influence Personal Information Disclosure on Social Media
A number of social media platforms have emerged as dominant medium for societal discourse, enabling significant user involvement in creation and shaping of social media contents. However, the
Developing an attitude scale towards distance learning
This study aims to develop an attitude scale towards distance learning and conduct a validity and reliability study for it. The study uses two study groups. The first group comprises 384 university...
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 68 REFERENCES
The personality of meaning in life: Associations between dimensions of life meaning and the Big Five
The goal of the current study was to identify aspects of personality that are associated with different ways in which people find meaning in life. This was achieved using constrained principal
Linking Metatraits of the Big Five to Well-Being and Ill-Being: Do Basic Psychological Needs Matter?
There is considerable evidence that two higher order factors underlie the Big-Five dimensions and that these two factors provide a parsimonious taxonomy. However, not much empirical evidence has been
Relationships between Meaningful Activity, Basic Psychological Needs, and Meaning in Life: Test of the Meaningful Activity and Life Meaning Model
  • A. Eakman
  • Psychology, Medicine
    OTJR : occupation, participation and health
  • 2013
TLDR
Results from the study indicate the important role meaningful activity may serve in fostering meaning in life and indicate the basic psychological needs will partially mediate the relationship between meaningful activity andmeaning in life.
Experiences of meaning in life: a combined qualitative and quantitative approach.
TLDR
The Life Regard Index (LRI), an instrument designed to measure the construct of positive life regard, was found to be strongly associated with the interpersonal dimension of well-being.
Meaningfulness as Satisfaction of Autonomy, Competence, Relatedness, and Beneficence: Comparing the Four Satisfactions and Positive Affect as Predictors of Meaning in Life
Positive affect (PA) has consistently been shown to predict meaning in life (MIL). In one of the first investigations to examine multiple predictors of MIL simultaneously, we tested in three studies
Understanding the search for meaning in life: personality, cognitive style, and the dynamic between seeking and experiencing meaning.
TLDR
Three studies provide the first extensive effort to understand the correlates of the search for meaning in a multistudy research program, and highlight the importance of basic personality dispositions in understanding theSearch for meaning and its correlates.
Does a lack of life meaning cause boredom? Results from psychometric, longitudinal, and experimental analyses.
Existential theory and previous qualitative research have suggested that a lack of life meaning and purpose causes boredom, as well as other types of negative affect such as depression or anxiety.
Generalized self-efficacy, positive cognitions, and negative cognitions as mediators of the relationship between conscientiousness and meaning in life.
Meaning in life (MIL) is a core construct in eudaimonic theories of well-being and an important predictor of physical and psychological health. Although many studies have found that the personality
The Meaning in Life Questionnaire: Assessing the Presence of and Search for Meaning in Life
Counseling psychologists often work with clients to increase their well-being as well as to decrease their distress. One important aspect of well-being, highlighted particularly in humanistic
A Prospective Longitudinal Study Testing Relationships between Meaningful Activities, Basic Psychological Needs Fulfillment, and Meaning in Life
  • A. Eakman
  • Psychology, Medicine
    OTJR : occupation, participation and health
  • 2014
TLDR
Findings are consistent with results from cross-sectional studies in support of the hypothesis that change in meaningful activity may influence change in meaning in life through two pathways: a direct path of influence from meaningful activity to mean in life and an indirect path through change in basic psychological needs fulfillment.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...