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Temperament and Forgiveness as Predictor of Mental Health among Adults


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1 Department of Psychology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
2 Department of Psychology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
     

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The main aim of the present investigation is to study Temperament and Forgiveness as predictor of Mental Health among adults. For achieving the objectives of present investigation, a representative sample of 300 adults has taken from different background. The selected subjects received The Heartland Forgiveness Scale (Thompson, 2005), The Forgiving Personality Scale (Kamat et al., 2006), Symptoms Check List-90-R (Dragotis et al., 1973) and Formal Characteristic of Behaviour-Temperament Inventory (Darolia & Kumar, 2003). The results of stepwise regression analysis shows that four predictor of forgiveness and temperament predict mental health among adults. These predictor are Endurance, Sensory Sensitivity, Forgiving Personality and Situational Forgiveness.

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Forgiveness, Mental Health and Temperament.
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Sonu Bansal
Department of Psychology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
Hardeep Lal Joshi
Department of Psychology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India

Abstract


The main aim of the present investigation is to study Temperament and Forgiveness as predictor of Mental Health among adults. For achieving the objectives of present investigation, a representative sample of 300 adults has taken from different background. The selected subjects received The Heartland Forgiveness Scale (Thompson, 2005), The Forgiving Personality Scale (Kamat et al., 2006), Symptoms Check List-90-R (Dragotis et al., 1973) and Formal Characteristic of Behaviour-Temperament Inventory (Darolia & Kumar, 2003). The results of stepwise regression analysis shows that four predictor of forgiveness and temperament predict mental health among adults. These predictor are Endurance, Sensory Sensitivity, Forgiving Personality and Situational Forgiveness.

Keywords


Forgiveness, Mental Health and Temperament.