Causal Modeling of Psychological Well-being Based on Psychosocial Development and Temperament and Character Patters Mediated by Belief System

Document Type : Original Article


1 Phd student in psychology,Department of Psychology,Tabriz Branch,Azad University,Tabriz,Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology,Faculty of Humanities,Tabriz Branch,Islamic Azad Univercity,Tabriz,Iran

3 Assistant Professor,Department of Psychology,Department of PsychologyT Psychology Research Center,Urmia Branch,Islamic Azad University,Urmia,Iran



This study was conducted on the causal modeling of psychological well-being based on psychosocial development, and temperament and character patterns mediated by belief system in female adolescents. The present study was a correlational research with structural equation modeling. The statistical population of this study consisted of all female students (12-18 years old) in year 2021-2022 in Urmia city. Data were collected through Ryff’s PWB scale, Hawley’s psychosocial development questionnaire, Cloninger’s Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI), and Holland’s system of belief inventory. To analyze data, PLS software was used. The results confirmed the positive effect of temperament and character patterns on psychological well-being. In addition, it was confirmed that the relationship between psychological well-being and temperament and character patterns was mediated by belief system while such mediatory role was not confirmed in the relationship between psychosocial development and psychological well-being. According to the results, psychosocial development, temperament and character patterns, and belief system play a role in the psychological well-being of female adolescents


  • Receive Date: 01 November 2022
  • Revise Date: 16 November 2022
  • Accept Date: 20 November 2022
  • First Publish Date: 20 November 2022