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We examined psychological home, place attachment, clutter, and life satisfaction with adult women of color (n = 99; M age = 50.33 years old) drawn from a larger national sample of women who self-identified with clutter tendencies. We assessed resource (i.e., annual household income, homeownership status, and relationship status) and contextual (i.e., type of dwelling, number of people in household, and years in residence) variables, plus measures of psychological home, place attachment, and clutter, as predictors of life satisfaction among women of color. Hierarchical regression analyses revealed that psychological home was a significant predictor of life satisfaction over and above resource and contextual variables. Place attachment and clutter did not moderate the relationship between home and life satisfaction. However, clutter mediated the relationship between home and life satisfaction. Implications for women of color, study limitations, and future directions are discussed.


Life satisfaction, Clutter, Women, Physical space

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Crum, K. P., & Ferrari, J. R. (2019). Psychological Home, Clutter, and Place Attachment Predicting Life Satisfaction among Women of Color: Home is Beyond Physical Space . Journal of Contemporary Research in Social Sciences, 1(4), 87-96.