Correlation between Emotion Regulation and School Welfare among Students in Urban Area

Siswati, Frieda NRH, Jati Ariati


Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Diponegoro



Background: Emotion regulation becomes increasingly important across adolescent deve­lop­ment, and promotes psychological flexibility, resilience and well-being in youth. Emotion regu­lation has been related to a wide variety of domains of functioning, including social functioning, psy­chological and physical well-being, and academic performance. This study aimed to de­ter­mine the correlation between emotion regulation and school welfare among students in ur­ban area.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross sectional study conducted at a high school in Sema­rang, Central Java. A total sample of 113 students was selected for this study by clus­ter sampling. The dependent variable was emotion regulation. The independent varia­ble was welfare. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed by chi square.

Results: Emotion regulation was associated with school welfare among students in urban area

Conclusion: Emotion regulation of student is associated with the school welfare.

Keywords: emotion regulation, school welfare, student

Correspondence: Siswati. Faculty of Phsycology, Universitas Diponegoro. Email: siswati­psi@g­


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