PERSEVERATIVE THINKING AND MINDFULNESS AMONG YOUNG ADULTS
Author(s):
OZAIRA BEE ASHA I, AYESHA ARIF ZINNA
Keywords:
Perseverative thinking, facets, mindfulness, young adults
Abstract
The current study examined the relationship between perseverative thinking and five facets of mindfulness in young adults. The study also investigated if there were any gender differences in perseverative thinking and five facets of mindfulness among young adults. Two hundred young adults (Male: 100, Female: 100) from the state of Tamil Nadu completed the Perseverative Thinking questionnaire (PTQ) and the 15-item Five Facets of Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ). Pearson’s product moment correlations were carried out to find if there were any significant relationships between the variables. Independent samples t tests were computed to find out if there were any gender differences in these variables. The analysis revealed that there was significant positive relationship between describing facet of mindfulness and perseverative thinking among young adults. There was significant positive relationship between aware actions facet of mindfulness and perseverative thinking among young adults. There was a significant positive relationship between non-judging facet of mindfulness and perseverative thinking among young adults. There was no significant gender difference in perseverative thinking and five facets of mindfulness among male and female high school students.
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Unique Paper ID: 152076

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2

Page(s): 362 - 367
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