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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2023, Vol. 19(6) 1-19

The Analysis of the Relationship between Humor Styles of Counselor Candidates and Their Skills of Coping Through Humor and Problem-Solving

Muhammet Ü. Öztabak

pp. 1 - 19   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2023.615.1   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2309-11-0003

Published online: December 12, 2023  |   Number of Views: 28  |  Number of Download: 75


Abstract

The aim of this research is to analyze the relationship between the humor styles of counselor candidates and their skills of coping through humor and problem-solving. Relational screening model, which is one of the quantitative research methods, was used in the research. The sample of the research consists of 232 students studying in the Guidance and Counseling program at foundation universities in Istanbul. The sample of the study was obtained by convenience sampling, one of the methods of non-random sampling methods. The data of the research was collected with the Personal Information Form, Humor Styles Questionnaire, Coping Humor Scale and Problem-Solving Inventory. The obtained data were analyzed through SPSS 21.0 program using t-test, ANOVA and Pearson product-moment correlation analysis techniques. It is seen that counselor candidates show coping behavior through humor in case of any problem. Counselor candidates mostly use affiliative humor style, followed by self-enhancing, self-defeating and aggressive humor styles, respectively. According to the data of the research, there is a low level, negative and insignificant relationship between humor styles and problem-solving; a moderate, positive and significant relationship between humor styles and coping through humor; and a low, negative and significant relationship between coping through humor and problem-solving.

Keywords: Coping Through Humor, Humor, Humor Styles, Problem-Solving, Psychological Counselor


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APA 6th edition
Oztabak, M.U. (2023). The Analysis of the Relationship between Humor Styles of Counselor Candidates and Their Skills of Coping Through Humor and Problem-Solving . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(6), 1-19. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2023.615.1

Harvard
Oztabak, M. (2023). The Analysis of the Relationship between Humor Styles of Counselor Candidates and Their Skills of Coping Through Humor and Problem-Solving . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(6), pp. 1-19.

Chicago 16th edition
Oztabak, Muhammet U. (2023). "The Analysis of the Relationship between Humor Styles of Counselor Candidates and Their Skills of Coping Through Humor and Problem-Solving ". International Journal of Progressive Education 19 (6):1-19. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2023.615.1.

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