Research on the Relationship Between Perceived Social Support and Subjective Well Being of Left Behind Children

Weili LIAN, Xu CHEN

Abstract


In this study, “perceived social support scale (SPSS)”, “happiness” and “emotional index scale: positive emotion, negative emotion and emotional balance” as the measurement tool of left-behind children understand the relationship between social support and subjective well-being were studied. The results showed that: (a) left-behind children and non left-behind children perceived social support have significant differences, which left the perceived social support level of children is significantly lower than the non left-behind children; (b) left-behind children and non left-behind children in emotional well-being, life satisfaction index, there is a significant difference, performance for the left-behind children in happiness and emotion index, life satisfaction scores were significantly lower than those of non left-behind children; (c) left behind children between perceived social support and subjective well-being are positively related. In particular, friends and family support the greatest impact on happiness. Through the regression analysis, the results showed that friends and family support had a significant predictive effect on the well-being of left behind children.


Keywords


Positive psychology; Left behind children; Perceived social support; Subjective well-being

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