DOI: https://doi.org/10.14710/jpu.13.2.196-201

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Submitted: 23-03-2016
Published: 01-10-2014
Section: Research Article
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Psychological capital in students is a positive psychological condition that enables students to deal with uncomfortable situation so that they could finish their study in college and prepare themselves to enter professional world. This study aims to test the correlation between family support and psychological capital in college students. In total, 126 students joined the study. Data were collected using the Family Support Scale (21 items; α = 0.892) and the Psychological Capital Scale (20 items; α = 0.892). Data analysis using simple regression analysis revealed a positive significant correlation between family support and psychological capital (r = 0.215; p = 0.008).


family support; psychological capital; college students

  1. Unika Prihatsanti 
    Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Diponegoro Jl. Prof. Soedarto, SH, Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia