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The relationship of resilience and self-compassion of Malaysian tertiary students

Karnaen, Nurkhairiah and Abdul Latiff@Bapoo, Lili Suriani (2017) The relationship of resilience and self-compassion of Malaysian tertiary students. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-536-7

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Abstract

Employability has always been a concerning issue involving tertiary level students in Malaysia. A lot of employers perceive Malaysian graduates as being unsuited for employment and resilience is considered a desired trait for employability. The research investigated the level of resilience and self-compassion among tertiary level students in Malaysia. The study aimed to find out the relationship between self- compassion and resilience as both concepts proved to share a similar result of minimizing negative effects. The Brief Resilience Scale and Self-Compassion Scale- Short Form was distributed to 171 students studying in tertiary level institutions all over Malaysia. Research result showed that the relationship between resilience and self-compassion is positive and significant. The level of resilience and self- compassion is at moderate level for the respondents. It is recommended for future similar study to be done on larger number of respondents.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 4117/61708
Uncontrolled Keywords: relationship of resilience, self-compassion, Malaysian tertiary students
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Languages and Management
Depositing User: Lilisuriani Abdul Latif
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2018 09:24
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2018 09:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61708

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