International Journal of Social Science and Human Behavior Study
Author(s) : CHONG OI LENG, HAWA RAHMAT, MAIZATUL AZILA CHEE DIN, NUR RUZIANI ISHAK, ROHAIDAH MASHUDI, YUEN YEE YEN
The study seeks to discover the concurrent mediating effect of self-esteem and social support between personality traits and life satisfaction. A Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) was performed to determine the model of relationship on personality, social support, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. The Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) has achieved the fitness index requirement on the measurement model. The results show that Personality significantly affects Life Satisfaction. The result for Social Support shows it was partially mediated the relationship between Personality and Life Satisfaction. The result also shows that Self-Esteem partially mediates the relationship between Personality and Life Satisfaction. By understanding their life satisfaction; it can forecast and promote longevity, survival and suicide risk prevention; it may accordingly promote good health and greater academic success among the students. In turn, it contributes to the existing body of knowledge in the area of SWB, specifically the life satisfaction among students in Malaysians universities. The administrator, academicians, counsellors, and parents are the group of people that benefit a lot on the outcome of this study.