The Effect of The Subjective Well-Being Increasing Program on Subjective and Psychological Well-Being of Adolescents Having Harmful Habits

İsa Özgür Özer, Jale Eldeleklioğlu Full Text: PDF

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of the subjective well-being increasing program on the subjective and psychological well-being of adolescents having harmful habits. This study which is used an experimental design including pre-test and post-test measurements with experimental and control groups, Personal Information Form, Adolescent Subjective Well-Being Scale, and EPOCH Scale were used to collect data. The experimental group received a subjective well-being program while the control group received no intervention. The results of Wilcoxon Signed Ranks showed that the post-test scores of the experimental group were significantly higher than the pre-test scores. In addition, the results of Mann Whitney U showed that the post-test scores of the experimental group were significantly higher than the post-test scores of the control group. Finally, the results obtained were discussed and interpreted according to the background of the research. Besides, suggestions were offered to further studies.

Keywords: Adolescents, Harmful Habits, Psychological Well-Being, Subjective Well-Being, Subjective Well-Being Increasing Program