| Published: September 25, 2016
Cognitive Coping and Time Perspective of Post Graduate Students in Relation to Homesickness
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2016, A Patil, R Kulkarni S Kamle
Received: July 14, 2016; Revision Received: August 15, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016