Parental Attachment and Satisfaction With Social LifeThe Mediating Role of Gelotophobia

  1. Gonzalo del Moral-Arroyo 1
  2. Carla Canestrari 2
  3. Morena Muzi 2
  4. Cristian Suárez-Relinque 1
  5. Angelo Carrieri 2
  6. Alessandra Fermani 2
  1. 1 Área de Psicología Social. Universidad Pablo de Olavide
  2. 2 Department of Education, Cultural Heritage and Tourism, University of Macerata

ISSN: 0214-9915 1886-144X

Any de publicació: 2022

Volum: 34

Número: 3

Pàgines: 437-445

Tipus: Article

DOI: 10.7334/PSICOTHEMA2021.437 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAccés obert editor

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Antecedentes: el objetivo del presente estudio fue investigar la forma en que la gelotofobia se relaciona con el apego seguro parental, el grado de satisfacción con la vida social y las estrategias de afrontamiento en una muestra no clínica de adultos jóvenes españoles. Método: la muestra estuvo conformada por 306 jóvenes adultos españoles (M= 21.4 años; DT= 2.27; 67.6% mujeres). Se analizaron las relaciones entre las variables del estudio y se puso a prueba un modelo de mediación según el cual la gelotofobia (M) media en la relación entre el apego seguro paterno (VI) y el nivel de satisfacción con la vida social (VD). Resultados: una vida social satisfactoria se relacionó con niveles bajos de gelotofobia y altos de apego seguro al padre, así como con el uso de estrategias de afrontamiento positivas de control y apoyo social. El apego seguro al padre se asoció positivamente con las estrategias de afrontamiento centradas en la búsqueda de apoyo social y negativamente con la gelotofobia. Conclusiones: altos niveles de apego seguro al padre se relacionan con una mayor satisfacción con la vida con la mediación de bajos niveles de gelotofobia.

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