Volume 28, Issue 109 (4-2019)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2019, 28(109): 13-22 | Back to browse issues page

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Roshandel RadR M, Hakimjavadi M, Golamali Lavasani M, Shokrgozar S, Seyyed NooriS Z, Ahangar Ghorbani Z. The Relationship Between Narcissism with Empathy and Coping Styles in Facebook Members and Non-Members . jour guilan uni med sci. 2019; 28 (109) :13-22
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Abstract:   (414 Views)
Introduction: Accordingto the extensive use of virtual networks among students, coping styles and personality factors can affect in how to use such tools.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between narcissism with Empathy and Coping styles in Facebook members and non-members.
Materials and Methods:The research design is correlational type, the statistical population included all students of Guilan university of whom 300 students were selected by randomized multistage cluster sampling method and they responded Narcissism (Raskin& Terry, 1988), Empathy (Spreng et al, 2009) and Coping styles (Endler and Parker, 1990) scales.
Results: The findings of independent T showed no significant difference between the average of the two groups of girls and boys in scale of empathy (p=0.584) and emotion-focused coping styles (p=0.513). But there was a significant difference in the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (p=0.004) and problem-focused coping styles (p=0.002) between boys and girls (P<0/01). Correlation Analysis showed that the highest correlation among variables, include problem-oriented and empathy variables (r=0.31), followed by Narcissism and join Facebook (r=0.29), Narcissism and gender (r=0.17), Problem-focused coping and gender (r=0.17), and empathy and Narcissism (r= -0.14). Regression analysis also showed that with 5 Predictive (P<0/01) can predict 15% of changes.
Conclusion: The results showed that there were no significant differences in measures of empathy and coping styles between the two groups. But a significant difference was observed in the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, so that people join Facebook reported to be more narcissistic than non-members.
Conflict of interest: non declared
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/04/15 | Accepted: 2019/04/15 | Published: 2019/04/15

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