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RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 412-415


Relationship between attribution style and life satisfaction across gender

Ivan Suneel, Muhammad Safi Aslam.

Abstract
Objective: To explore the relationship between attribution style and life satisfaction across gender.
Methodology: The data comprised of 210 undergraduate students of two leading private universities of a cosmopolitan city of Lahore, Pakistan. Cross-sectional correlation research design was and convenient sampling was used to collect data.
Results: The correlation between Good_Stable and Life Satisfaction was significant and positive, r = 0.270, n = 210, p = 0.000. The correlation between Life Satisfaction and Good_Global is also computed to be positive, r = 0.139, n = 210, p = 0.044. Life Satisfaction and Bad_Internal are reported to be positively and significantly correlated, r = 0.145, n = 210, p = 0.035. Life Satisfaction and Bad_Stable have a mild positive correlation i.e., r = 0.005, n = 210, p = 0.947. Bad_Global is negatively correlated with Life Satisfaction, r = -0.101, n = 210, p = 0.143.
Conclusion: Attributors with Optimistic Attribution Style showed higher life satisfaction than attributors with Pessimistic Attribution Style. This shows that people with a positive mindset are more likely to be satisfied in their life.

Key words: Optimism, pessimism, life satisfaction.


 
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Suneel, Ivan, and Muhammad Safi Aslam. 2021. Relationship between attribution style and life satisfaction across gender. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 412-415.



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