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Feyz 2020, 24(5): 585-591 Back to browse issues page
The comparative study of perfectionism and academic procrastination in students with high and low test anxiety
Elham Mahboobi , Mohammadreza Tamannaeifar *
Department of Psychology, University of Kashan, Kashan, I.R. Iran. , tamannai@kashanu.ac.ir
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Background: Test anxiety as a common phenomenon among students is correlated with many factors. This study aimed to comparatively investigate the perfectionism and academic procrastination in students with high and low test anxiety.
Materials and Methods: Sample consisted of 362 male and female students of 2nd course of high school of Kashan who were selected by multi-stage random sampling. In order to collect information the Academic Procrastination Scale, Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale and Test Anxiety Scale were used. Data were analyzed through t-test.
Results: The results indicated that there was a significant difference between high and low test anxiety in students' perfectionism and academic procrastination.
Conclusion: Students with high test anxiety were more perfectionist than students with low anxiety, with less positive perfectionism and more negative perfectionism. Also, these students showed more procrastination in their studies. These findings have empirical implications in educational environments that can have the role in students' academic achievement.
Keywords: Perfectionism, Academic procrastination, Test anxiety
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: medicine, paraclinic
Received: 2019/12/4 | Accepted: 2020/09/30 | Published: 2020/12/15
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Mahboobi E, Tamannaeifar M. The comparative study of perfectionism and academic procrastination in students with high and low test anxiety. Feyz. 2020; 24 (5) :585-591
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