Title: Respect toward partner mediates the relationship between authenticity and subjective happiness

Authors: Erol Uğur

Addresses: Department of Educational Sciences, Division of Psychological Counseling and Guidance Sakarya University, Turkey

Abstract: The present study investigates the extent to which respect toward partner play as a mediator role on the relationship between authenticity and subjective happiness. Participants were 211 teachers who completed a questionnaire package that included the respect toward partner scale, the authenticity scale, and the subjective happiness scale. Findings demonstrated that subjective happiness is predicted positively by authenticity and respect toward partner. Respect toward partner is predicted positively by authenticity. Also the relationship between authenticity and subjective happiness is partially mediated by respect toward partner. The results are discussed in the light of the related literature and dependent recommendations to the area were given.

Keywords: authenticity; respect toward partner; subjective happiness; mediator.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHD.2018.093726

International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2018 Vol.4 No.3, pp.181 - 194

Received: 09 Jan 2017
Accepted: 09 Jul 2017

Published online: 02 Aug 2018 *

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