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ISSN: 2471-2701

Clinical and Experimental Psychology
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Research Article

Health-Related Behaviors, Health Consciousness and Psychological Wellbeing among Teaching Faculty in Jimma University, Ethiopia

Tefera Kibret B*

Associate Professor of Psychology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

*Corresponding Author:
Kibret BT
Associate Professor of Psychology
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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E-mail: [email protected] com

Received Date: November 12, 2015; Accepted Date: December 22, 2015; Published Date: December 29, 2015

Citation: Kibret TB (2016) Health-Related Behaviors, Health Consciousness and Psychological Wellbeing among Teaching Faculty in Jimma University, Ethiopia. Clin Exp Psychol 2: 113. doi: 10.4172/2471-2701.1000113

Copyright: © 2016 Kibret TB. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



This study examined the health consciousness, health-related behaviors and psychological wellbeing of a sample of 110 teaching faculty at Jimma University. A structured questionnaire was used to generate primary data. Descriptive statistics, multiple regression and partial correlation analysis were conducted to determine the independent and combined contributions of health-related behaviors and health consciousness in predicting psychological wellbeing. It was found that in tune with our expectations, most participants had proper health-related behaviors, paid attention to their personal health and had a high sense of psychological wellbeing. Furthermore, it was noted that health-related behavior was a statically significant independent predictor of psychological wellbeing. It looks that health-related behavior and health consciousness were influencing optimal functioning and development at one’s true and highest potential during adulthood. Further line of inquiry was also suggested.


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