Document Type : Research Paper


Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Science, Islamic Azad University, Sabzevar Branch, Iran


The current study aims to investigate the relationship between resilience, hardiness and life satisfaction with body image of high school students of Sabzevar in 2014. This study was correlational. The population of this study included 1578 high school girls of Sabzevar and 311 persons were selected through Multistep cluster sampling method. The data was collected using Conner-Davidson Resilience Scale, Kobasa Hardiness Scale, Diener life satisfaction scale and Fisher body image Scale. Pearson correlation and stepwise regression were used for data analysis with SPSS18. The results showed that there were significant and positive correlation between resilience, hardiness and life satisfaction with body image.  In addition, it was found that resilience, hardiness and life satisfaction could explain 25 Percent of body image variance among students. The results showed that increasing resilience, hardiness and life satisfaction can decrease dissatisfaction of body image among female students and can improve their mental health and wellbeing .


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