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dc.contributor.authorNell, Werner
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-16T12:57:52Z
dc.date.available2017-05-16T12:57:52Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationNell, W. 2016. Mindfulness and psychological well-being among black South African university students and their relatives. Journal Of Psychology in Africa, 26(6):485-490. [http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14330237.2016.1250419]
dc.identifier.issn1433-0237
dc.identifier.issn1815-5626 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14330237.2016.1250419
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/24673
dc.description.abstractThis study investigated the relationship between mindfulness and psychological well-being in a convenience sample of black South African students (n = 203) and their parents and other relatives (n = 204) (66.1% = female; age range 18-73). The students self-reported on their mindfulness on the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale and psychological well-being on the Satisfaction with Life Scale, the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule, Adult Trait Hope Scale and the Meaning in Life Questionnaire. A multivariate regression model was specified and analysed via structural equation modelling in Mplus 7.3. Results revealed that mindfulness scores strongly predicted elevated levels of meaning and positive affect, and lowered levels of negative effect, and were moderately strong predictors of life satisfaction and hope. The findings imply that mindfulness likely plays an important role in relation to the psychological well-being of cross-generational African culture community members.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis
dc.subjectAfrican
dc.subjecthope
dc.subjectlife satisfaction
dc.subjectMindful Attention Awareness Scale
dc.subjectmindfulness
dc.subjectmeaning in life
dc.subjectnegative affect
dc.subjectpositive affect
dc.titleMindfulness and psychological well-being among black South African university students and their relatives
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.researchID10725385 - Nell, Hermann Werner


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