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Perceived Social Support, Daily Spiritual Experience and Life Satisfaction among Emerging Adults:A Developing Country Perspective


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With a range of spiritual and religious factors demonstrated positive qualities in adolescents and young adults, very few studies were made considering emerging adults. Individuals at this stage, explore a variety of life directions in work, religious and spiritual beliefs, social support and different views about the world which can impact their life satisfaction. Interestingly the previous studies explored that the stage of emerging adulthood was noticed mainly in developed and industrialised countries. A developing country like India is also witnessing a pandemic revolution in the fields of information technology and industrialisation like any other developed country which is leading to the greater prevalence of emerging adulthood and there by seeking up new revolution in this field. The purpose of the current study was to explore the impact of daily spiritual experience and perceived social support on life satisfaction among emerging adults in an Indian Perspective. The results of the study showed that there is a significant relationship between daily spiritual experience, perceived social support and life satisfaction and both daily spiritual experience and perceived social support significantly predicted life satisfaction.

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Daily Spiritual Experience, Perceived Social Support, Life Satisfaction, Emerging Adults.
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Anantha Ubharadka
Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Abstract


With a range of spiritual and religious factors demonstrated positive qualities in adolescents and young adults, very few studies were made considering emerging adults. Individuals at this stage, explore a variety of life directions in work, religious and spiritual beliefs, social support and different views about the world which can impact their life satisfaction. Interestingly the previous studies explored that the stage of emerging adulthood was noticed mainly in developed and industrialised countries. A developing country like India is also witnessing a pandemic revolution in the fields of information technology and industrialisation like any other developed country which is leading to the greater prevalence of emerging adulthood and there by seeking up new revolution in this field. The purpose of the current study was to explore the impact of daily spiritual experience and perceived social support on life satisfaction among emerging adults in an Indian Perspective. The results of the study showed that there is a significant relationship between daily spiritual experience, perceived social support and life satisfaction and both daily spiritual experience and perceived social support significantly predicted life satisfaction.

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Daily Spiritual Experience, Perceived Social Support, Life Satisfaction, Emerging Adults.

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