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RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 155-158


Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore

Hira Naeem, Attiya Inam, Farooq Sher.

Abstract
Objective: To investigate the levels of various dimensions of trait gratitude and psychological well-being (PWB) among late adolescents; the correlation between dimensions of trait gratitude and PWB and predictive power of gratitude with PWB after controlling demographic characteristics.
Methodology: Probability random sampling was used to collect cross-sectional data from 378 late adolescents (18-20 years old) enrolled from various educational institutes of Lahore, Pakistan.
Results: Majority of late adolescents (82%; 93.9%) reported moderate levels of trait gratitude and PWB, respectively. Significant relationship among variables was also found (r= .469). Trait gratitude explained additional 28.6% of the variance in PWB, after controlling age and gender (∆R2=0.286).
Conclusion: Individuals’ mental health is related to gratitude, making it an essential trait among individual especially in adolescence.

Key words: Trait gratitude, psychological well-being, late adolescents.


 
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Naeem H, Inam A, Sher F. Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 155-158.


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Naeem H, Inam A, Sher F. Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore. RMJ. (2021), [cited March 20, 2021]; 46(1): 155-158.



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Naeem, H., Inam, . A. & Sher, . F. (2021) Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore. RMJ, 46 (1), 155-158.



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Naeem, Hira, Attiya Inam, and Farooq Sher. 2021. Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 155-158.



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Naeem, Hira, Attiya Inam, and Farooq Sher. "Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 155-158.



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Naeem, Hira, Attiya Inam, and Farooq Sher. "Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore." Rawal Medical Journal 46.1 (2021), 155-158. Print.



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Naeem, H., Inam, . A. & Sher, . F. (2021) Trait gratitude as predictor of psychological well-being among late adolescents in Lahore. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 155-158.








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