RELATIONS OF SOCIAL INTERACTIONS TO SUBJE CTIVE WELL-BEING

Authors
Citation
Y. Makino et F. Tagami, RELATIONS OF SOCIAL INTERACTIONS TO SUBJE CTIVE WELL-BEING, Kyoiku shinrigaku kenkyu, 46(1), 1998, pp. 52-57
Citations number
11
Language
GIAPPONESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Psychology, Educational
Journal title
ISSN journal
0021-5015
Volume
46
Issue
1
Year of publication
1998
Pages
52 - 57
Database
ISI
SICI code
0021-5015(1998)46:1<52:ROSITS>2.0.ZU;2-M
Abstract
The purpose of the present study was to examine whether significant re lationships were found between subjective well-being and social intera ctions, and also whether a revised program through a writing method ad opting a cognitive approach could increase the quality of social inter actions and subjective well-being in adolescents. In the first study, we examined the relations between social interactions and subjective w ell-being. Social interactions were tested by the Rochester Interactio n Record (RIR). The quality of social interactions implied closeness, enjoyment, responsiveness, influence, and confidence. The quantity of social interactions implied the number of other people with whom a sub ject related in a day. In the second study, we produced a revised prog ram into which a program, through a writing method adopting a cognitiv e approach, (Nedate & Tagami, 1994) was modified. We examined the effe cts of the program on the quality and the quantity of social interacti ons and subjective wellbeing. Results indicated that the quality of so cial interactions related to subjective well-being and the revised pro gram increased the quality of social interactions and subjective well- being and decreased the quantity of social interactions.