Dysfunctional relationship beliefs of late adolescence in adjustment to university

Hamamci Z., Esen-Coban A.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Turkey, 4 - 08 February 2010, vol.2, pp.300-304 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.014
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.300-304
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


The purpose of this study is to investigate the association between dysfunctional relationship beliefs of late adolescence and adjustment to university. The sample was consisted of 228 Turkish university students. Interpersonal Cognitive Distortions Scale and Adjustment to University Scale were administered to individuals. Result indicated that dysfunctional relationship beliefs were associated with adjustment to university. The beliefs, including beliefs concerning being very close to others in their relationships causes negative consequences had the highest correlation with social adjustment. Morever, individuals with low dysfunctional beliefs had significantly more social adjustment to university of than those with high dysfunctional beliefs. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.