Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
A comparative study of resilience and life satisfaction among male and female diabetic patients
Author(s): Mutaz Dalaeen
Abstract: Resilience and life satisfaction are important for each and every individual. Resilience works as the ability to recover from setbacks or failure, to be dynamic, and keep going even in the adverse state whereas life satisfaction tells about whether an individual’s important needs, aim, and desire has been fulfilled or not. The purpose of this study is to examine the difference between male and female diabetic patients on resilience and life satisfaction. The sample of the study consist of 100 diabetic patients, which was further divided into two groups male and female (50 each). Satisfaction with Life scale developed by Diener et al (1985) and Resilience scale developed by scale Wagnild and Young (1988) was used to collect the data.t-test was used to analyze the data. Results revealed that there was no significant difference found between male and female diabetic patients on resilience and life satisfaction.