Correlation between gender, work, stress, alcohol usage, Facebook and life satisfaction on the Facebook users.

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Zubiak, Justyna
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BA (Hons) in Psychology
Dublin Business School
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The purpose of this study was to find a relationship between the gender, stress, working status, Facebook intensity, alcohol consumption and the satisfaction with life. The undertaken research is a cross-sectional correlational study on sample of 161 Facebook users. Data was gathered by online survey which consists following measures: Satisfaction with life Scale, Perceived Stress Scale, Facebook Intensity Scale and Timeline Alcohol Follow back. Main results suggest that stress, Facebook intensity has a significant relationship with life satisfaction. However gender, working status and alcohol consumption do not have significant results. It was found that gender has significant relationship with stress. Discovery of a weak positive relationship between the Facebook usage and alcohol consumption was also an interesting outcome of this study.