The Relationship of Anxiety with Adjustment and Procrastination in Female High School Students

Hossein Jenaabadi, Saeed Vali Rooh, Hamid Reza Khods, Hassan Hajiabadi

Abstract


The objective of the current study was to examine the relationship of test anxiety with adjustment and procrastination in female high school students in Zahedan. This was a descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population of this study included 4000 female high school students in Zahedan, among whom the sample was selected through applying multistage cluster sampling method. The data collection tools were three questionnaires containing Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Adjustment Inventory of High School Students (AISS), and the Savari Academic Procrastination Scale (2011). Both descriptive and inferential statistics, including Pearson correlation coefficient, were used to analyze the obtained data. The results of Pearson correlation coefficient indicated that anxiety among students was significantly and directly correlated with adjustment and its dimensions (including emotional adjustment, social adjustment, and educational adjustment). Additionally, anxiety among students was significantly and directly related to procrastination and its dimensions (including intentional procrastination, procrastination resulting from physical-mental fatigue, and procrastination caused by disorganization).

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n2s2p66


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