The Causal Relationship of the Social Support and Maladaptive Perfectionism with the Academic Burnout Mediated by the Self-Efficacy among Undergraduate Students of Shahid Chamran University

Azizi Abarghuei, . Falsafinejad, Ebrahimi Ghavam, . Dortaj

Abstract


The aim of this research was to investigate the causal relationship between the social support and maladaptive perfectionism on the one hand and the academic burnout mediated by the self-efficacy in the undergraduate students of Shahid Chamran University. The statistical population of research was included all students of the semester 5 upward of Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz. The reason for selecting the students of the semester 5 upward was that the academic burnout is created over time. For sampling at first the cluster method was used and then the relative stratified sampling method and finally 520 samples in total were analyzed. To measure the research variables the Maslach burnout inventory - student survey, the social support of Malecki, Damary and Elliott, perfectionism of Stoeber and the general Self-efficacy of Scherer were applied and for analyzing the data the path analysis method was used. The results showed that the presented model has a good fitness. Explanations related to the hypotheses and the proposed pattern were discussed, the restrictions were mentioned and practical suggestions also were provided.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p11


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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