Publicado dic 5, 2018


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Jesus Alfonso Daep Datu

Maria Guadalupe Salanga



El significado en la vida se refiere a la medida en que los individuos dan cuenta del significado de sus vidas (presencia de significado) y están ansiosos por comprender el significado de su existencia (búsqueda de significado). Mientras que la investigación previa ha demostrado que el significado en la vida se asocia con una amplia gama de resultados psicológicos positivos, pocas investigaciones han explorado los correlatos sociales y contextuales de una vida significativa. El presente estudio abordó esta brecha mediante el examen del grado en que la autoconstrucción (autoconstrucción independiente e interdependiente) se relaciona de manera diferencial con el significado en las dimensiones de la vida entre los estudiantes universitarios filipinos. Los resultados del modelo de ecuaciones estructurales mostraron que la autoconstrucción independiente se asocia positivamente con la presencia de significado, mientras que la autoconstrucción interdependiente se relaciona positivamente con la búsqueda de significado. Se discuten las implicaciones teóricas y prácticas.


Filipino university students, meaning in life, self-construalestudiantes universitarios filipinos, significado en la vida, autoconstrucción

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Cómo citar
Daep Datu, J. A., & Salanga, M. G. (2018). Las autoestimaciones culturales influyen en la construcción del significado: las autoconstrucciónes como predictores diferenciales del significado de vida de estudiantes universitarios filipinos. Universitas Psychologica, 17(5), 1–9.