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Tolleranza alla frustrazione e benessere psicologico: quale relazione?
Titolo Rivista: PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE 
Autori/Curatori: Luana Sorrenti, Pina Filippello, Caterina Buzzai, Sebastiano Costa 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2015 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  22 P. 65-86 Dimensione file:  178 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2015-003004
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L’obiettivo del presente studio è quello di analizzare la relazione tra le dimensioni del benessere psicologico e le credenze di intolleranza alla frustrazione. Si è ipotizzato che a più alti livelli di intolleranza alla frustrazione (intolleranza emotiva, intolleranza al disagio, pretese/diritto, perfezionismo/realizzazione) corrisponda un minor indice di benessere psicologico e delle dimensioni che lo compongono. Sono state, inoltre, indagate eventuali differenze di genere e la possibile relazione con l’età delle variabili considerate, allo scopo di ampliare le conoscenze scientifiche in un campo di indagine dai risultati ancora poco uniformi. Hanno partecipato alla ricerca 200 studenti universitari campionati negli Atenei della città di Messina e di Reggio Calabria. Per la valutazione delle variabili considerate sono state utilizzate le versioni italiane del Psychological Well-being Scale (PWB) di Ryff (Ryff, 1989; Ruini et al., 2003) e del Frustration Discomfort Scale (FDS) di Harrington (Harrington, 2005a; Filippello et al., 2014). I risultati hanno in parte confermato le ipotesi di partenza. Relativamente alle differenze di genere, le donne presentano sia un minor benessere sia una maggiore intolleranza alla frustrazione, rispetto agli uomini. Per quanto concerne l’età, si evince una correlazione negativa con le credenze di intolleranza emotiva, pretese/diritto e intolleranza al disagio. Infine, l’analisi di regressione ha messo in evidenza che alcune dimensioni dell’intolleranza alla frustrazione (intolleranza emotiva e intolleranza al disagio) sono negativamente predittrici del benessere psicologico; mentre, le credenze perfezionistiche (perfezionismo/realizzazione) lo influenzano positivamente. Ulteriori studi longitudinali sarebbero opportuni al fine di approfondire e confermare in maniera adeguata i risultati ottenuti.


Keywords: Benessere psicologico, intolleranza alla frustrazione, psicologia positiva, differenze di genere, differenze di età

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