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Positive and Negative Affectivity as Mediator and Moderator of the Relationship between Optimism and Life Satisfaction in Turkish University Students


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  • Necla Kapikiran


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 106 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 333-345

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:106:y:2012:i:2:p:333-345

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    Keywords: Life satisfaction; Optimism; Positive affectivity; Negative affectivity; Turkish university student;


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    1. Şahin Kapıkıran, 2013. "Loneliness and Life Satisfaction in Turkish Early Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Self Esteem and Social Support," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 111(2), pages 617-632, April.
    2. Sevda Arslan & Ozlem Akkas, 2014. "Quality of College Life (QCL) of Students in Turkey: Students’ Life Satisfaction and Identification," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(2), pages 869-884, January.


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