Eudaimonic Versus Hedonic Well-Being in Predicting Academic Success

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4,6
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. describe application and measurement issues regarding Dual Factor Model.
  2. describe conceptual and empirical differences between eudaimonic and hedonic well-being.
  3. identify the methodology and results of an original Dual Factor Model study.
  4. discuss the possible contributions of eudaimonic well-being in intervention development to prevent attrition.

Description

The purpose of this presentation is to examine the relationship between mental health and GPA; these considerations will guide prevention and intervention designed to maximize retention. Possible contribution of conceptualizing mental health through joint consideration of well-being and symptoms (Dual Factor Model) will be discussed. Specifically, the differences in prediction of GPA using two types of well-being (hedonic vs. eudaimonic) and two types of symptoms (anxiety, and depression) will be compared using multiple regression analysis.

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Presenter(s)

Gulden Esat, University of Houston
Syed A. Rizvi, University of Houston
Caroline Mousa, University of Houston
Ester L. Shaw, Texas Tech University

Contributor(s)

Bradley H. Smith

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