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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 4, April 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Adolescents’ Forgiveness Style And Mental Health

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forgiveness, forgiveness style, revenge, avoidance, benevolence, mental health, flourishing, languishing



The study investigated the role of forgiveness style as determinants on the development of positive mental health among adolescent students of School of St. Joseph the Worker, Echague, Isabela, Philippines. The tools used in gathering the necessary data were the Transgression-Related Interpersonal Motivation (McCcullogh, Root, Cohen, 2006), and the Mental Health Continuum – Short Form (Keyes, 2009). The research utilized the descriptive method of research that revealed the following results: respondents show benevolence as their forgiveness style and are moderately mentally healthy. Moreover, there appeared to be significant differences between the respondents’ forgiveness style and mental health when they are grouped according to their demographic profile (age, year level, sex and economic status). Lastly, the result reveals that benevolence as a forgiveness style yields significant relationship with mental health. The result of the present study may serve as basis in developing programs that promote mental health.



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