Emotional and psychological health is being
recognized as one of the key determinants of an individual’s overall wellness.
The objective of the study was to detect a sample of university students’
dominant life type with a focus on emotional aspect of health function. A
sample of 280 university students in Taiwan was assessed by the Life Type
Indicator (LSTI). The results indicated that the dominant life type for
the sample of university students was Believer (Type B). A gender breakdown
analysis showed that there existed a significant difference between male and female
students’ dominant life type. Achiever (Type A) was the dominant life
type among male students, while Believer (Type B) was the dominant type of
female students. Through the extension of the assessment and intervention processes,
the study will provide new opportunities for helping college/university
students navigate and pursue meaningful life throughout the challenges and
transitional phase of their university life.
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Tang, H. , Yin, M. and Chang, K. (2015) The Dominant Lifestyle Type of University Students in Taiwan. Open Journal of Social Sciences
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