Psychological Resilience Levels and Career Barriers Regarding University Students*

Volume 8 Issue 3 (July 2023)
Yasin Timur Süleyman Balc─▒
Pages: 407-421 Download Count : 431 View Count: 626 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.1244432 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley


Current study was conducted for examining psychological resilience levels and career barriers of university students, who continue their education online due to the Covid-19 pandemics. This study was performed by applying the correlational survey model of research type. Participants of the research include 461 university students, 288 women and 173 men, who continue their education online in the 2020-2021 academic year under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemics period. "Career Barriers Scale" and "Adult Resilience Scale" were implemented for collecting data in the research. It was found that career barrier levels of university students were positively related to their psychological resilience levels and to the self-perception, future perception, structural style, and social resources sub-dimensions of the psychological resilience. Additionally, it was found that psychological resilience is negatively correlated with family harmony sub-dimension. Moreover, psychological resilience level and career barriers of university students did not indicate meaningful difference with regard to gender and grade level variables


  • University students
  • career barriers
  • psychological resilience
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