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Vad har känsla av sammanhang och upplevt socialt stöd för samband med individens sinnestämning

by Neijbert, Greger; Isaksson, Elin

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of this study was to examine the relations between sense of coherence (SOC), perceived social support and mood, the study also included gender and civil status in the analysis. In the analysis mood was the dependent variable. The study included 81 respondents, all students from Växjö university, who answered a survey with three parts: SOC 13, Mood Adjective Checklist (MACL), and an own constructed instrument that measured perceived social support. The result showed that those with a high SOC tended to have a greater mood. High scores on perceived social support also were related to a greater mood. No significant interaction effects was found between SOC and perceived social support. In the whole sample SOC was the strongest predictor for MACL. Women reported higher social support from friends than men, but this variable had no effect on women’s MACL. Among men the perceived social support from friends was the strongest predictor for MACL.
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School:Växjö universitet

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:sense of coherence social support mood gender

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Date of Publication:02/20/2007

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