JSS  Vol.3 No.7 , July 2015
The Dominant Lifestyle Type of University Students in Taiwan
ABSTRACT

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, 3, 124-129. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.37021.
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