The Roles of Value Preferences and Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies on Prediction of Dating Violence

Volume 7 - Issue 1
SEDA DONAT BACIOĞLU OYA ONAT KOCABIYIK
Pages: 96-107 Download Count : 431 View Count: 469 DOI Number 10.17220/ijpes.2020.01.009 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The aim of this study is to determine in what extends gender, age, relationship status, value preferences and cognitive emotion regulation strategies predict the dating violence. The study group was comprised of 335 university students. Attitudes Towards Dating Violence Scale, Cognitive Emotional Regulation Scale and Values Scale were used in data collection. According to the findings obtained from research, it was found that there were positive significant relationships between gender and social values, career values, intellectual values, spirituality and dating violence. On the other hand, the findings showed that gender and age variables are significant predictors of dating violence. Social values, intellectual values and freedom values positively predict dating violence. Spirituality, human dignity, romantic values and futuwwa negatively predict dating violence. Increasing the importance given to the social values, intellectual values and freedom values increases the attitudes that not supporting dating violence. On the other hand, increasing the importance given to spirituality, human dignity, romantic values and futuwwa decreases the attitudes supporting dating violence. It was found that there was a positive significant relationship between age and materialistic values and negative significant relationship between age and dating violence. Findings support that gender, age, cognitive emotion regulation strategies and value preferences are significant predictors of dating violence.

Keywords

  • dating violence
  • cognitive emotion regulation
  • value preference
  • youth
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