Hardiness as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Revenge Motivation of Forgiveness and Depression Among Emerging Adults


  • Arie Rihardini Sundari Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I
  • Tanti Susilarini Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I
  • Febi Herdajani Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I
  • Inayah Wibawanti Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I
  • Tatiyani Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I
  • Irma Bayani Universitas Persada Indonesia Y.A.I


Depression, Forgiveness, Hardiness, Revenge Motivation Of Forgiveness, Emerging Adults


Depression, like other psychological disorders, is dynamic. To achieve complete level of healing is a challenge in itself for survivors. Guilty feeling, emotional exhaustion, unfinished conflict or problems with other people, and or even stressful events, can turn into depression. The aim of this research is to examine the role of hardiness as a mediator in the relationship between revenge motivation of forgiveness and depression in depth, in order to be able to overcome the problems that arise when an event threatens to occur. The participants in this research were 140 college students from campus X, the majority of whom were female. The sampling technique in this research uses incidental sampling. Hardiness and Forgiveness are variables that contribute to a person's level of depression. In this study, depression is the dependent variable, forgiveness is independent variable, and hardiness is intervening variable. The research measuring tools in this study used the Beck Depression Inventory test, the Resilience scale, and the Transgression-Related Interpersonal Motivations Inventory (TRIM R) scale. The data analysis techniques used in this research are Multiple Linear Regression and Path Analysis techniques. Based on the analysis data, hardiness plays a role in helping revenge motivation of forgiveness reduce depression, where the direct and indirect effect are significant. Amounting to 37.9 % contribution of the mediation model in this study to depression.




How to Cite

Sundari, A. R., Susilarini, T., Herdajani, F., Wibawanti, I., Tatiyani, T., & Bayani, I. (2024). Hardiness as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Revenge Motivation of Forgiveness and Depression Among Emerging Adults. Proceeding of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research for Sustainable Innovation, 1(1), 514–521. Retrieved from https://proceeding.researchsynergypress.com/index.php/icmrsi/article/view/839