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Actualidades en Psicología

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BARRAZA MACIAS, Arturo. The family support network and Intra-family relationships as predictors of life satisfaction. Act.Psi [online]. 2021, vol.35, n.131, pp.71-87. ISSN 2215-3535.

Objective. To determine the relationship between the elements of the family support network and intra-family relationships with life satisfaction. Method. A correlational, cross-sectional, and non-experimental study was carried out with a sample of 314 students from two higher education institutions: 70 men (22.3%) and 244 women (77.7%), with an average age of 27.55 years (SD = 9.57). Results. The model constituted by the members of the family support network, plus the closeness or intimacy in their contact with each other, plus along with the union and support shown in intra-family relationships, plus the expression and communication shown in these better predicts the vital satisfaction of the individual.

Keywords : Life satisfaction; family; support network; university students.

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