The mediating role of coronary coping styles and perceived stress in the relationship between social support and aggression in adolescents

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.Sc. Department of Clinical Psychology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

2 M.Sc. Department of Educational Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran


Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the mediating role of corona coping styles and perceived stress in the relationship between social support and aggression in adolescents.
Method: The present study is a correlation of structural equation modeling. The statistical population of the study included all high school students in Tehran who were studying in the first semester of the academic year 1399-1400. The sample size consisted of 352 people by voluntary sampling method and questionnaires of Corona coping style, social support, adolescent aggression scale and perceived stress scale were used. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and structural equation analysis using AMOS and SPSS software.
Results: The effect of social support on aggression with beta coefficients of -/26 is significant. The effect of perceived stress on aggression is significant with a beta of /30. The effect of coping styles on aggression with a beta coefficient of /22 is significant. The indirect effect of social support on aggression is significant due to coronary coping styles and perceived stress with a beta coefficient of -/17.
Conclusion: Social support, coronation coping styles and perceived stress have a direct and significant effect on aggression. Corona coping styles and perceived stress mediate the relationship between social support and aggression.


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