Autoestima y satisfacción con la vida en músicos y población general

  1. José Fernando Fernández-Company 1
  2. Daniel Ondé 2
  3. María García-Rodríguez 1
  1. 1 Universidad Internacional de La Rioja

    Universidad Internacional de La Rioja

    Logroño, España


  2. 2 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

Revista iberoamericana de diagnóstico y evaluación psicológica

ISSN: 1135-3848

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 2

Issue: 63

Pages: 73-89

Type: Article

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Although music is positively related to a higher level of wellbeing, within the population group who dedicate themselves to this discipline professionally the reality is quite different. A total of 383 adults (63.2% female) [18-51 years old (M=31.6; SD=12)] participated in the study. The main objective of this study is to compare the differences in levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction among musicians to those of a sample of the general adult population. The results show that levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction are correlated, although this relationship differs when compared between musicians and the general population. Levels of self-esteem are lower among younger musicians. A stance in favor of a better care of professional musicians is expressed.

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