The present study aims at exploring the relationship between Self disclosureand loneliness among a sample of Yarmouk University students.To achieve the purposes of this study, two instruments were used: The firstinstrument was a modified version of the self- disclosure questionnaire,and the second instrument was an Arabic version of California scale forloneliness.The sample of the study consisted of (869) male and female studentsrandomly selected from Yarmouk University students.The results of the studyrevealed a significant negative correlation (P=0.05) between self- disclosureand loneliness.In addition, the results showed that the dimensions of selfdisclosureto parents and same sex friends that predicted loneliness amongmales were: The dimension of attitudes and opinions for self- disclosureto fathers, the dimension of study for self- disclosure to mothers, and thedimensions of study and financial status for self- disclosure to friends.Thedimensions of self- disclosure to parents and friends that predicted lonelinessamong females were: The personality dimension for self- disclosure to eachof fathers and mothers, and the dimension of tastes and interests for selfdisclosureto friends.
Al-Omari, Khalid Ali and Jaradat, Abd Alkarim Mohammed
"The Relation between Self Disclosure and Loneliness among a Number of Students at Yarmouk University.,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 2
, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol2/iss6/9