Abstract Midlife crisis and its relation with Existential Anxiety For University membership

  • Suham Mutasher Al-Kaabi

Abstract





Midlife crisis is consider one of developmental crisis in human Lives , this term was originally coined by " Elliot jaques " 1965 , who concluded that midlife people encountered a period of crisis which was triggered by the realization of their own mortality and change in time frame from time since birth to time left to live. Midlife crisis related with Existential Anxiety a negative motive for behavior , the present research aimed to :1-measures midlife crisis for university membership .2-Acquaint the significance of differences between males and females in regard to midlife crisis . 3-Measures Existential Anxiety for university membership .4-Acquaint the Significance of differences between Males and Females in regard to Existential Anxiety .5-Acquaint to the relationship between Midlife Crisis and Existential Anxiety . In order to achieve this goals , tow instruments used , the first is to measure midlife crisis it is ( shek 1996 ) scale in chine's society . it is consist of (15 ) items , after translate this scale to Arabic ,the psychometric characteristics were found for this scale , item analysis , content validity ( face , logical ) and construct validity and reliability by alpha coefficient ( R= o.71) . The second scale was existential anxiety scale for (Hafidh , 2006) , in this research we found face validity , construct validity , and reliability by alpha coefficient ( R= 0.91 ) . The research result was found by administering the two scales on as sample consist of ( 155 ) males and females selected from university membership . By using the suitable statistical methods such as : t- test , correlation ,the research result were as follows :1-There were no midlife crisis for the sample of this research from university member ship . 2-There were no differences between males and females in regard to midlife crisis . 3-There were no existential anxiety for university membership. 4- There were no differences between males and females in regard existential anxiety . 5-There are a positive relationship between midlife crisis and existential anxiety . According to above results , number of recommendations and suggestions have presented . 





 

 

 

Published
2018-09-09
How to Cite
MUTASHER AL-KAABI, Suham. Abstract Midlife crisis and its relation with Existential Anxiety For University membership. Mustansiriyah Journal of Arts (MuJA), [S.l.], n. 60, p. 1:56, sep. 2018. ISSN 0258-1086. Available at: <http://amm.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/index.php/mustansiriyah/article/view/522>. Date accessed: 04 dec. 2021.
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