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Satisfaction and Quality of Life of Young Women in Accordance ‎with Social Clock Theory
F. Abasi ‎ , S.A. Kimiaei ‎ * , M.R. Safariyan Tosi ‎ , M.R. Abedi ‎
Department of Counseling, Education & Psychology Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, ‎Mashhad, Iran‎ , Kimiaee@um.ac.ir
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Aims: The social clock is a timetable, based on which people are expected to perform their duties. An important aspect of using quality of life is the estimation of life satisfaction. The aim of this study was to assess the satisfaction and quality of life of young women and to find that not moving in accordance with social clock theory in the current society can affect the satisfaction and quality of life.
Instruments & Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study conducted in 2016, 185 women aged 20 to 40 years, who were selected by cluster sampling method, filled two life satisfaction and quality of life questionnaires. In order to analyze the data, descriptive and inferential statistics (Pearson correlation test and independent t-test) were used by SPSS21 software.
Findings: The mean of life satisfaction (p=0.049; t=2.545) and physical activity (p=0.025; t=2.459) in terms of age, vitality in terms of educational level, and physical activity in terms of occupational status (p=0.011; t=0.01) were significantly different. There was a positive and significant correlation between quality of life and life satisfaction, except for the physical activity.
Conclusion: Individuals do not consistently follow the social clock theory, and the expectations of appropriate events in early adulthood are less clear and straightforward than the past.

Keywords: Quality of Life, Life Satisfaction, Social Clock Theory
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/22 | Accepted: 2018/03/3 | Published: 2018/04/18
* Corresponding Author Address: Education & Psychology Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Azadi Square, Mashhad, Khorasan-‎e- Razavi, Iran. Postal Code: 9177948991‎
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