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| Published: September 25, 2016

Cognitive Coping and Time Perspective of Post Graduate Students in Relation to Homesickness

Mr. Appasaheb C. Patil

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Rekha S. Kulkarni

Post Graduate Student, Department of Psychology, Karnatak University, Dharwad Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Shanmukh V. Kamble

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.144/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.144

ABSTRACT

The study was conducted to test the significant relation between Homesickness, Cognitive Coping and Time Perspective of Male and Female students studying at Karnatak University Dharwad (N=150; M=75, F=75). Homesickness Scale (John Archer, Jone Ireland, Su Ling Amas, Helen Broad and Lisa Curri; 1988). Cognitive Emotional Regulation Scale (Nadia Garnetskijon, Teeds Vivion, Kraaji 2001) and Time Perspective Scale (Philip Zimbardo and Boyd 2001) was administered on the sample expressed. Results revealed that the male students have employed acceptance and blaming others as coping strategies to overcome homesickness. On the time perspective, male students having high present hedonistic have expressed homesickness. It was observed that there was no significant relationship between cognitive coping strategy with homesickness in female students, further the female students whose time orientation to future have expressed homesickness and past positive has contributed to homesickness.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.144/20160304

10.25215/0304.144

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016