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| Published: September 11, 2021

A Study on Altruism and Subjective Well-Being among Emerging Adults

Jeya Bala P

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Maria Sneha S

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Prizila S

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Priya Dharshini S

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, A. Antony Rose Rashmi

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, J. Irin Jeya Sheela

Department of Psychology, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.126.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.126

ABSTRACT

Being altruistic is one of the basic human traits but not exhibited by all, it has the capacity to transform the life of the people. The study aimed to explore whether being altruistic and perceived subjective well-being of emerging adults are related and also to find whether gender difference exist in the research variables. The participants consisted of 200 male and female undergraduate College students. Data were analysed using Karl Pearson’s correlation. Results of the study indicated that there exists a significant relationship between altruism and Subjective Well-being. The study also revealed that the emerging adult did not differ based on gender on Subjective Well-being. Also, they differ based on gender on altruism.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.126.20210903

10.25215/0903.126

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021