- Volume 19 Issue 3
The purpose of this study is to identify the moderating effect of family healthiness between stress and happiness. For this purpose, data were collected from 400 university students, and analyzed 381 valid ones. The SPSS 18.0 program was used to analyze the statistical data such as correlation analysis and hierarchical regression analysis. The results of this study are as follows. First, positive perception stress had a significant positive effect on the happiness. But negative perception stress had a significant negative effect on the happiness. Second, family healthiness had a significant positive effect on the happiness. Third, family healthiness hadn't moderating effect within the relationship of positive perception stress and happiness. But family healthiness had moderating effect within the relationship of negative perception stress and happiness. Based on the results of this study, the importance of family healthiness for improving happiness and reducing negative perception stress, the implications and limitations are discussed.
University Students;Stress;Happiness;Family Healthiness