Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/5646
Title: Cross-sex friendship and happiness
Authors: Procsal, A. D.
Demir, M.
Doğan, A.
Özen, A.
Sümer, N.
Keywords: Cross-cultural
Cross-Sex Friendship
Emerging adults
Happiness
Personality
Turkey
United States
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Abstract: Established research has shown that friendship is an important correlate of happiness. Yet, these studies did not directly examine the relationship between cross-sex friendship and happiness. Thus, the studies reported in this chapter aimed to investigate the association of cross-sex friendship with happiness. The first study revealed that cross-sex friendship quality and happiness are positively correlated, regardless of how happiness was assessed (e.g., affective, global). The second study showed that cross-sex friendship-happiness association is similar among emerging adults in Turkey and the U.S. The third study provided additional support for a positive relationship between cross-sex friendship quality and happiness, as it revealed that cross-sex friendship quality predicted unique variance in happiness above and beyond the role of personality for both U.S. and Turkish samples. Collectively, the studies have shown that cross-sex friendship quality is a reliable correlate of happiness. Findings were evaluated in light of theory and directions for future research were provided. © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-9603-3_10
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/5646
ISBN: 9789401796033; 9789401796026
Appears in Collections:Psikoloji Bölümü / Department of Psychology
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection

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