| Published: May 30, 2020

Moderating role of Adjustment over Anger and Wellbeing among college students

K. Anurekha

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. S. Gayatridevi

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.287/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.287


This study was aimed to assess the multiple relationship between Anger, Adjustment and Well-being. The study was a descriptive and correlational research. To these 101 students from under graduation level were selected using purposive sampling method. To collect the data State Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI) developed by Spielberger (1994) which assesses the intensity of anger as an emotional state (State Anger) and the disposition to experience angry feelings as a personality trait (Trait Anger), College Adjustment Scales (CAS) developed by Anton and Reed (1990) consists 9 sub- dimensions and WHO General Wellbeing Scale (1998) were used. Because STAXI and CAS were multidimensional scales, the relationship among Anger, Adjustment and Wellbeing were primarily found out followed by regression analysis. The purpose of the study was to find out whether Adjustment functions as a moderating role in the relationship between Anger and Wellbeing. The Regression Analysis showed that the dimensions of predictor variables Anger and Adjustment are capable of predicting the outcome variable wellbeing. Among the dimensions of Adjustment, the Self Esteem Problems found to be moderating between the independent variables State Anger Feeling and State Anger over the dependent variable Well- being.

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Published in   National Conference on Mental health & Well-being