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The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control

Ergül KARA, Aydoğan Aykut CEYHAN.

Abstract
The objective of this study was to investigate mediating role of self-control on relationship between depression and mindfulness in university students. The study sampled 808 university students who attain at different program at Anadolu university. “Beck Depression Inventory”, ‘‘Mindful Attention Awareness Scale”, and “Brief Self-Control Scale” were used to assess study constructs.
Based on the results from the statistical mediation analyses, self-control has mediation effect on relationship between trait mindfulness, and depression in university students. The results indicated that self-control mediated the relationship between mindfulness and depression negatively. According to the research results, mindfulness were associated with high self-control and lower depression.

Key words: Depression, Mindfulness, Self-Control.



Üni̇versi̇te Öğrenci̇leri̇ni̇n Depresyon Düzeyleri̇ni̇n Bi̇li̇nçli̇ Farkindalik İle İli̇şki̇si̇ni̇n İncelenmesi̇: Öz Kontrolün Aracilik Rolü

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Bu araştırmanın amacı üniversite öğrencilerinde öz-kontrolün depresyon düzeyleri ile bilinçli farkındalık arasındaki ilişkide aracılık rolünü ortaya koymaktır. Araştırmanın çalışma grubunu 2015-2016 öğretim yılında Anadolu Üniversitesinin çeşitli fakültelerinin örgün programların toplam 808 üniversite öğrencisi oluşturmuştur. Araştırmanın verileri “Beck Depresyon ölçeği”, ‘‘Bilinçli Farkındalık Ölçeği”, “İlişki Ölçekleri Anketi” toplanmıştır.
Aracılık testi bulgularına göre; bilinçli farkındalık ile depresyon arasındaki ilişkide öz-kontrolün aracılık etkisinin istatistiki açıdan önemli olduğu bulunmuştur. Buna göre bilinçli farkındalık öz-kontrol aracılığıyla depresyonu negatif yönde yordamaktadır. Bilinçli farkındalığı yüksek üniversite öğrencilerinin öz-kontrol düzeyleri de yüksek olmakta ve bunun sonucu olarak depresyon düzeyleri daha düşük olmaktadır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Depresyon, Bilinçli farkındalık, Öz-kontrol,


 
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KARA E, CEYHAN AA. [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. JCBPR. 2017; 6(1): 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016


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KARA E, CEYHAN AA. [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. http://www.jcbpr.org/?mno=251016 [Access: December 16, 2017]. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016


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KARA E, CEYHAN AA. [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. JCBPR. 2017; 6(1): 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA E, CEYHAN AA. [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. JCBPR. (2017), [cited December 16, 2017]; 6(1): 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA, E. & CEYHAN, A. A. (2017) [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. JCBPR, 6 (1), 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA, Ergul, and Aydogan Aykut CEYHAN. 2017. [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 6 (1), 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA, Ergul, and Aydogan Aykut CEYHAN. "[The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 6 (2017), 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA, Ergul, and Aydogan Aykut CEYHAN. "[The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 6.1 (2017), 9-14. Print.Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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KARA, E. & CEYHAN, A. A. (2017) [The Investigation of Relationship Between Mindfulness and Depression in University Students: Mediating Role of Self-Control]. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 6 (1), 9-14. Turkish. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.251016



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