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

  • Nader Hajloo
  • Published 2014 in
    Iranian journal of psychiatry and behavioral…

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.

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@inproceedings{Hajloo2014RelationshipsBS, title={Relationships Between Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem and Procrastination in Undergraduate Psychology Students}, author={Nader Hajloo}, booktitle={Iranian journal of psychiatry and behavioral sciences}, year={2014} }