Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology Vol.4 Issue.2

Doi:10.35365/ctjpp.22.2.08


RESEARCH ARTICLE / ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI


A Study to Examine the Relationship Between Fear of COVID-19, Psychological Resilience, and Life Satisfaction

COVİD-19 Korkusu, Psikolojik Sağlamlık ve Yaşam Doyumu Arasındaki İlişkinin İncelenmesine Yönelik Bir Araştırma

 

Nurullah Yelboğa1, Salih Aydın2, Abdullah Işık3


Abstract:

The main purpose of this study is to examine the effects of fear of COVID-19 and life satisfaction on the psychological resilience of individuals. In this context, the relationship between the fears of COVID-19 and life satisfaction of adults, which emerged during the pandemic period, with their psychological resilience has been discussed. Personal Information Form, COVID-19 Fear Scale, Psychological Resilience Scale and Life Satisfaction Scale were used as data collection tools for this study. The research sample consists of a total of 263 individuals, 206 women (78.3%) and 57 men (21.7%). Frequency, Correlation and Regression Tests were applied by using SPSS 19 package program in the analysis of the data obtained after the application. According to the results of the research, the fear of COVID-19 negatively affects the psychological resilience levels of individuals; life satisfaction has a positive effect on psychological resilience levels. The results of the research were discussed within the framework of the literature and suggestions were made in this direction.

Keywords: Fear of COVID-19, Resilience, Satisfaction with Life


1MSc, Artvin Çoruh University, Department of Social Work and Counseling, Artvin-Turkey, nurullah_yel06@hotmail.com Orcid; 0000-0001-8281-7070.

2PhD, Artvin Çoruh University, Department of Banking and Finance, Artvin-Turkey, salihaydin@artvin.edu.tr, Orcid; 0000-0002-3817-1169.

3 PhD, Sinop University, Department of Social Work, Sinop-Turkey, aisik@sinop.edu.tr, Orcid; 0000-0002-5339-2883.

Address of Correspondence/Yazışma Adresi: Nurullah Yelboğa, Artvin Çoruh University, Department of Social Work and Counseling, Artvin-Turkey, E-mail: nurullah_yel06@hotmail.com

Date of Received/Geliş Tarihi: 25.02.2022, Date of Revision/Düzeltme Tarihi: 18.03.2022, Date of Acceptance/Kabul Tarihi: 25.03.2022, Date of Online Publication/Çevirimiçi Yayın Tarihi: 20.06.2022

Citing/Referans Gösterimi: Yelboğa, N., Aydın, S. & Işık, A. (2022). A Study to Examine the Relationship Between Fear of COVID-19, Psychological Resilience, and Life Satisfaction, Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology, 4(2): 180-188


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