Bukola Victoria Bada, Kehinde Kenneth Salaudeen, Moshood Kehinde Alli, Adebunmi O. Oyekola


This study was conducted to investigate the effect of emotional stability and self-efficacy on psychological well-being of emerging adults during COVID-19 in Nigeria. The sample consists of 50 (23 male and 27 female) emerging adults across the six geopolitical zones of the country. It was found that self-efficacy and emotional intelligence had significant main and interaction effect on psychological well-being; there was no significant gender difference on psychological well-being and that demographic predictors made a contribution of 10.1% to the psychological well-being of emerging adults during COVID-19. The need to promote the psychological well-being of all emerging adults during and post-COVID-19 must be embraced.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v7i11.3508


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