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Gender Roles and Psychological Wellbeing: Difference in Contemporary Groups
AbstractThis study was conducted with the aim to investigate the generational changes in gender roles and the association of gender roles and psychological wellbeing in adults. Cross sectional research design was used for which 300 participants men (n= 150) and women (n= 150) were purposefully selected. Significant difference in the gender roles on the basis of age was observed showing groups of young adult participants having modern roles compared to groups of middle and old adult participants. Results also revealed significant positive relationship between gender roles, psychological wellbeing, and its subscales of autonomy, environmental mastery, personal growth, positive relations with others, purpose in life, and self-acceptance.
- Zoya Pervaiz
- Ph. D Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
- Dr. Subha Malik
- Assistant Professor, Head of Department of Gender and Development Studies, Lahore College for women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan