The Effect of Body Images and Self-Esteem on Subjective Well-Being in Adolescents

Eka Putri Desy Rahmawati Sholeha, Yulia Ayriza


This study aims to examine whether there is an influence between body image and self-esteem on subjective well-being in adolescents. This research uses a quantitative approach with ex-post facto research techniques . This research was conducted at SMK Nanggulan, Kulonprogo, Yogyakarta with a sample of 306 teenagers, especially teenage girls. The instrument in this study uses subjective well-being scale, body image and self-esteem. Instrument validation techniques used are using content validity and reliability using the Cronbach Alpha formula. Research data analysis techniques using multiple regression analysis. The results of this study indicate that (1) there is a significant influence of body image and self-esteem together on the subjective well-being of adolescents with a value of F = 76,040 ( p <0 , 05 ), (2) there is a significant influence of body image on subjective well-being in adolescents t = 11.455 ( p <0.05), and (3) there is a significant influence between self-esteem on subjective well-being in adolescents t = 10,436 ( p <0.05). Therefore, it can be concluded that body image and self-esteem can be predictors of subjective well-being in adolescents.


Subjective Well-Being; Body Image; Self-Esteem

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