In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association of Social Psychology

Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.A. in Psychology, Tabriz University

2 Professor in Psychology, Tabriz University

3 Associated professor in Psychology, Tabriz University


Introduction: Social capital is a new concept that nowadays is dealt with. In fact, dealing with this approach reflects its importance and role in psychological health and well-being. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between social capital with psychological well-being of Tabriz University students. Method: The research method was descriptive and correlational and the sample included the entire students of Tabriz University who were 15000. Based on Morgan’s table, 400 people (200 males and 200 females) were selected by using cluster sampling. The data were collected by the Delaviz scale of Social Capital and Ryff scale of psychological well-being. The data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and regression using SPSS software V.16. Results: The results showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between social capital and its components with the psychological Well-being. On the other hand, the results revealed that the social capital and its components can predict changes in psychological well-being significantly. Conclusion: The results revealed that students who have better social capital have better and higher and psychological well-being.


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