An Empirical Investigation of Association Among Emotional States, Quality of Life andSatisfaction with Life in Type-I and Type-II Diabetics
AbstractObjective: Present Research examined association among emotional states, quality of life and satisfaction with life among Type-I and Type-II diabetics. Methods: Current research is based on cross-sectional framework and quantitative research method. Sample comprised of 100 participants with Type-I and Type-II diabetics was recruited through convenient sampling. For the purpose of measurement, Self-administered demographic sheet along with World Health Organization Quality of Life Questioner (WHOQOL -BREF), The Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale (PAID-20), The Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), standardized scales were administered. Data was analyzed by the application of SPSS. Results: Findings of the current research revealed that emotional states and life satisfaction (r=.430**, p<0.01) are positively associated. Values of regression explored that emotional states positively predicts the quality of life (r=.331*, p<0.05). Conclusion: Conclusively, three constructs are correlated with each other.Alteration in emotional states causes alteration in satisfaction with life and quality of life.
Keywords:diabetes, psychological well-being, quality of life, emotional state, life satisfaction
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