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Nupur Agarwal, Meeta Malhotra

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1Nupur Agarwal, 2Meeta Malhotra
1. P.G. Psychology, Department of Psychology, Jain (Deemed-To-Be-University), Bangalore
2. Professor, Amity Institute of Behavioral and Allied Sciences, Amity University Haryana, India

Agarwal, Nupur, and Meeta Malhotra. "RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OPTIMISM, RESILIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL- BEING IN YOUNG ADULTS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 9, Sept. 2019, pp. 6141-6148, Accessed Sept. 2019.
Agarwal, N., & Malhotra, M. (2019, September). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OPTIMISM, RESILIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL- BEING IN YOUNG ADULTS. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(9), 6141-6148. Retrieved from
Agarwal, Nupur, and Meeta Malhotra. "RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OPTIMISM, RESILIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL- BEING IN YOUNG ADULTS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 9 (September 2019), 6141-6148. Accessed September, 2019.


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The fast pace life has already influenced human life and for sure much worse than the better. This has made people to focus on negative than the positive of the counterpart. Therefore, once again, to catch up or to foot into the healthy life style one should have a high resilience (an individual's ability to successfully adapt to life tasks in adverse conditions) to cope up and visualize the positive side- optimism (a general tendency to expect positive outcomes out of an individual which includes better mental as well as physical health, personal relationships, motivation and performance) of the situation. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between optimism, resilience and psychological well-being among young adults. The sample consisted of 100 participants (50 males and 50 females) and the tools used were Optimism Index (Dr. Padmakali Banerjee); Connor- Davidson Resilience Scale (Connor KM & Davidson JR) and Ryff's scale of Psychological Wellbeing (Carol Ryff). The results show a significant and positive relationship between all the variables.