The Role of Interpersonal Forgiveness Components in Prediction of Psychological Well-being in High School Students of Tabriz

Omid Ebrahimi--- ,
Touraj Hashemi--- Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran,
Delaram Mohammadi--- Ph.D Candidate of Educational Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

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Background and Objectives: Psychological well-being is a concept that discussed in Positive Psychology.
Reconnaissance the factors affecting it, is one of the favorite themes of psychological research today. This
research aim was study the role of interpersonal forgiveness (Control resentment, realistic understanding, and
control of revenge) in predicting students’ psychological well-being.
Material and Methods: This study was descriptive and correlation. In this regard, a sample of 366 students was
selected according to multi-stage cluster sampling among high schools of Tabriz city. They filed Psychological
well-being of Ryff and interpersonal forgiveness scale. The data was analyzed by the means of statistical
methods of Pearson correlation and standard multiple regression.
Results: The mean (SD) of age participants was 17.3 (0.8) and their social economic were intermediate. The
mean (SD) of pain control was 14.2 (3.5) (r=0.158), realistic understanding 18.8 (3.2) (r=0.326) and revenge
control 25.5 (3.7) (r=0.157) and there was a signifiant and positive relation with psychological well-being
75 (9.9), (P<0.05). Furthermore realistic understanding could predict psychological well-being signifiantly.
Conclusion: The study showed that people who are realistic to understand the terms effective the error and
characteristics fallibility of human. They have higher psychological well-being.


Keywords


Psychological well-being, Forgiveness, Realistic understanding, Pain control, Revenge control

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