Psychological Well-Being and Body Image among the Students of the Hashemite University in Jordan
Ziad M. Alkhazaleh, Fatin A. Mhaidat, Bassam H. Alharbi
The current study aimed at identifying the relationship between the psychological well-being and the negative body image among the students of the Hashemite University. on a sample comprising (726) students. The researchers used two study tools: Psychological well-being and the negative body image. The results of the study concluded that there was a negative correlation between the psychological well- being and the negative body image. It found that the higher the level of the psychological well-being the less the negative body image. Through the use of the Multiple Regression Analysis, the study results concluded that there were three dimensions of psychological wellbeing, that could predict the body negative image; positive relations with others, personal growth and purpose in life.
Volume: Volume 24
Issues: Issue 8
Keywords: Psychological well-being; Body image; University students.