Relationships between Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem and Procrastination in Undergraduate Psychology Students

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Nader Hajloo 1 , *

1 Department of Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran

How to Cite: Hajloo N. Relationships between Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem and Procrastination in Undergraduate Psychology Students, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2014 ; 8(3):42-9.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: 8 (3); 42-9
Published Online: September 30, 2014
Article Type: Original Article
Received: August 24, 2013
Revised: June 02, 2014
Accepted: August 15, 2014
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Abstract

Objective: The present study aimed to review the relationships between procrastination and two self-factors self-efficacy and self-esteem.

Methods: Participants were 140 undergraduates Psychology students enrolled in Mohagheg Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran. Instruments used for collecting the required data were the student-version of the General Procrastination Scale (GP-S), General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSE) and Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale (SES).

Results: Using causal modeling, two models were compared; a model with self-esteem as a mediator versus a model with procrastination as a mediator. The self-esteem mediator model accounted for 21% of the variance in procrastination. The significance of the mediation effect was found by bootstrapping method.

Conclusion: The relationship of procrastination with self-esteem and self-efficacy was revealed among undergraduate psychology students.

Declaration of interest: None. Citation: Hajloo N. Relationships between self-efficacy, self-est

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