Determinantes sociodemográficos y personales del bienestar subjetivo y psicológico en población mexicana

  1. José Angel González
  2. Rosario Josefa Marrero Quevedo
Suma Psicológica

ISSN: 0121-4381

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 24

Issue: 1

Pages: 59-66

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1016/J.SUMPSI.2017.01.002 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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The aim of this study is to determine the predictive capacity of socio-demographic and personal characteristics on subjective and psychological well-being in a Mexican population. A total of 976 Mexican adults completed scales of happiness, life satisfaction, positive and negative affect, psychological well-being, the Big Five personality traits test, as well as of optimism and self-esteem. The results showed that sociodemographic factors had a small effect size on the subjective and psychological well-being dimensions. Hierarchical multiple regression analyses demonstrated that subjective and psychological well-being was explained by a greater extraversion, conscientiousness, optimism, self-esteem, and less neuroticism. These results suggest that not only is the Big Five a more powerful predictor of both types of well-being than sociodemographic factors, but also that of self-esteem. The findings are consistent with those of other cultures, although there are differences, which are discussed in relation to how they should be approached by the Mexican authorities.

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