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

  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},
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… 
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