High school teachers Sensation seeking, quality of life and hope of life

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 M.A student of educational psychology, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

2 PhD of educational psychology, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

Abstract

This paper examines relationship between Sensation seeking and quality of life with hope of life in Tehran high school teachers. Sample consists of 367 teachers which have chosen by multi-cluster random sampling. Quality of life questionnaire, life hopes questionnaire and sensation seeking questionnaire were employed to collect data. Data analysis involved both descriptive and inferential statistics including mean, standard deviation, Pearson's correlation coefficient and multi stage regression analysis and sequential equation modeling. Finding reveals that Sensation seeking, hope of life and life quality can significantly predict quality of life. Among 7 sub variables of sensation seeking 3 sub variables (total sensation seeking variety seeking and get redness) and hope of life and motivation in hope of life variable have significant effect on quality of life. Finally all factor load predicted latent variables significantly.  Positive sensation seeking helps teacher to increase their hope of life.  

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