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Malaysian women’s state of well-being: Empirical validation of a conceptual model

Noor, Noraini M. (2006) Malaysian women’s state of well-being: Empirical validation of a conceptual model. The Journal of Social Psychology, 146 (1). pp. 95-111. ISSN 0022-4545 E-ISSN 1940-1183

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The author carried out the present study to examine the determinants of Malaysian women’s well-being. Specifically, the author proposed a theoretical model of women’s roles and well-being—made up of roles, negative affectivity, conflict, and health—and statistically validated it in a group of women occupying both work and family roles (N = 389). Using a life-course approach (P. Moen, 1998) to roles and well-being, the author further examined the model in women of 3 different age groups (age of Group 1 = 20–29 years, age of Group 2 = 30–39 years, and age of Group 3 = 40 years and older). The results supported the proposed model, which showed reasonable fit when applied to the 3 groups of women. The results also indicated that the predictors of women’s wellbeing differ according to their respective age groups. The author discussed these findings in relation to the life-course approach to women’s roles.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1099/48286
Uncontrolled Keywords: distress, life satisfaction, model validation, physical health, roles, work–family conflict
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF636 Applied psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Professor Noraini M. Noor
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2016 14:58
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016 10:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/48286

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