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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100-104

The relationship between happiness, self-control and locus of control


1 Department of Educational Sciences, Lecturer of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shiraz Branch, Payame Noor University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Marvdasht branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Seyede Golafrouz Ramezani
Shiraz Payamenoor University, Shiraz
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2395-2296.152222

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Aim: The aim of this study was explored the relationship between happiness, self-control, and locus of control (LOC). Methods: Research method in this survey was descriptive and correlational. A sample of 200 college students ranging from 18 to 28 years of age was studied using cluster sampling method. To collect data, a use was made of three questionnaires included the Oxford Happiness Inventory, self-control scale of Nikmanesh [1] and Rotter's LOC. Data analysis involved multiple regression analysis and one-way analysis of variance. Results: The results of this study indicated that, happiness is positively and significantly related to self-control. Furthermore, self-control was the strongest predictor for happiness. Conclusion: It was also suggested that self-control is positively and significantly related to LOC.


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