University Student's Relationship's Believes: Sample of Turkey


3rd World Conference on Psychology and Sociology, Turkey, 6 - 08 November 2014, vol.185, pp.495-499 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 185
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.03.462
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.495-499
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study to determine Hacettepe University's students relationships' believes and factors which effects to these believes. According to this purpose, two questions were presented in this study: 1. Does university students' general relationships' believes', helplessness, unlovability grade averages differ according to gender and relationship which she/he had before? 2. Is there any significant relationship between university students' general relationships' believes', helplessness, unlovability grade averages and relationship's duration? Method: The study was conducted 159 students who study at Hacettepe University, in period of fall semester in 2012-2013 academic years. The participants were comprised of 110 women, 48 men. Relationship Belief Inventory was used in this study which was adapted in Turkish by Kalkan and Personal Information Form which was developed by researchers. Additionally, independent sample t-test and Pearson product-moment correlation were analysis methods which were used for analyzing the data. Findings: According to this research's results, it was determined that there was significant difference between gender and students' general relationship believes' (p<.05, t=3,967), helplessness (p<.05, t=3,254), unlovability grade averages (p<.05, t=3,829). Additionally, there was not significant difference between relationship which she/he had before and general relationship believes (p>.05, t=572), helplessness (p>.05, t=948), unlovability grade averages (p>.05, t=443). On the other hand, there was negative and significant correlations between relationship's duration and university students' general relationship believes (r=-0,172, p<.05) unlovability grade averages (r=-0,192, p<.05). In spite of that, there was not correlation between university students' helplessness grade average and their relationship's duration (r=-0,129, p>.05). (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.