Effect of Mindfulness on Conflict Management Styles of Preservice Teacher: Testing the Mediating of Perceived Stress By Structural Equation Modeling

Esra Tekel, Seher Merve Erus


The aim of this research is to examine whether perceived stress has a mediating role in the relationship between mindfulness and conflict management styles. 315 senior students who enrolled Faculty of Education was participated in this study which was designed as causal design. To determine the suitability of data set for structural equation modelling Pearson Moment Product correlation analysis was applied and it was found that there is not relationship between mindfulness and obliging style, mindfulness and dominating style, perceived stress and avoiding style. Therefore, structural equation modelling was performed for integrating and compromising styles. According to results perceived stress fully mediates between mindfulness and compromising and perceived stress partially mediates between mindfulness and integrating style. The study was concluded with limitations and suggestion for future studies.


Mindfulness, conflict management, stress, structural equation modelling

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