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

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avatar Nader Hajloo 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.

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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