General belongingness, workplace belongingness, and depressive symptoms

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Cockshaw, Wendell David, Shochet, Ian M. and Obst, Patricia L.. (2013) General belongingness, workplace belongingness, and depressive symptoms. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 23(3), pp. 240 - 251. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2121
AuthorsCockshaw, Wendell David, Shochet, Ian M. and Obst, Patricia L.
Abstract

Research has shown that a strong relationship exists between belongingness and depressive symptoms; however, the contribution of specific types of belongingness remains unknown. Participants (N=369) completed the sense of belonging instrument, psychological sense of organizational membership, and the depression scale of the depression anxiety stress scales. Factor analysis demonstrated that workplace and general belongingness are distinct constructs. When regressed onto depressive symptoms, these belongingness types made independent contributions, together accounting for 45% of variance, with no moderation effects evident. Hence, general belongingness and specific workplace belongingness appear to have strong additive links to depressive symptoms. These results add support to the belongingness hypothesis and sociometer theory and have significant implication for depression prevention and treatment. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Keywordsbelongingness; depression; SOBI; PSOM; sociometer
Year2013
JournalJournal of Community and Applied Social Psychology
Journal citation23 (3), pp. 240 - 251
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISSN1052-9284
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2121
Scopus EID2-s2.0-84876415707
Page range240 - 251
Research GroupSchool of Philosophy
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Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
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