| Published: March 25, 2016
Construct of Psychological Preparedness and its Correlates
Psychological preparedness is a term describing personal processes and capacity, including concern, anticipation, arousal, feeling, intentions, decision-making and management of one’s thought feeling and actions (Reser& Morrissey, 2009). In current study to construe the phenomenon of psychological preparedness among adult for specific short term and long term life events, episodes and stages. Research questions: (a) What does psychological preparedness constitute, (b) What are its personality correlates, (c) Can psychological preparedness be educated/trained or imbibed. (d) What is its predictive validity and (e) what are the criterion (intra and inter situation). To answer these research questions a sample of 200 adult shall be taken and personality correlates like resilience, mobility and liability of the nervous system, self-efficacy, time perspective and Bhagavad Gita’s concept Nishkam karma will be measured. A bilingual (Hindi & English) battery shall be prepared which can address questions and its psychometric properties shall be evaluated.
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© 2016 I L Gupta, A Malik, R Singh
Received: January 14, 2016; Revision Received: February 19, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016