Prediction of test anxiety and academic self-handicapping based on alexithymia

Ghazi*, SHirin and Hasanvandi, Saba and Ghadampour, Ezato Lah (2017) Prediction of test anxiety and academic self-handicapping based on alexithymia. Yafte, 19 (4).

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Abstract

Background : The aim of this study was to predict the test anxiety and academic self-handicapping based on alexithymia in students with reading learning disorder. Materials and Methods: This study is a correlational study. The population included all of students with reading disorder in Khorramabad city in 2015-2016. Cohen’s Proposed Method was used for determining the size of the sample,and among the students who referred to education center in Kohrramabad, based on specialist's diagnosis in this field, in sum 112 students carried criteria for participating in this study. The students completed the test anxiety, self handicapping and alexithymia questionnaires. Regression analysis was used for analyzing data. The data were analyzed by statistical SPSS software version 18. Results: The results showed that the correlation between study variables were significant (p>0.001). Also, The results of regression analysis showed that alexithymia was able to predict ( 54/. P<0.001) the total variance of test anxiety and academic self-handicapping. Conclusion: The results can help to counsolers and workers in the education field for effective interventions in test anxiety and academic self-handicapping. Keywords: Test anxiety, Academic self-handicapping, Alexithymia, Students.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2017 10:21
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2017 10:21
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1065

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