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Boysan, Murat; Kiral, Erkan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To date, many variables but particularly trait-like psychological constructs have been found to strongly contribute to procrastination but the complex relations among these variables collectively have received almost no attention. The purpose of the study was to provide a more profound understanding of the relations between procrastination,…
Descriptors: Time Management, Personality, Personality Traits, Self Esteem
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Wang, Kenneth T.; Tian, Lu; Fujiki, Mayo; Bordon, Jennifer J. – Journal of International Students, 2017
Perfectionism is a multidimensional personality construct salient for international students; they are known to be likely high achievers in their home country and face several acculturative challenges after crossing national borders. This study examined whether perfectionist types changed during cross-national transitions in a sample of 227…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Asians, Personality Traits
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Arshad, Muhammad; Zaidi, Syed Muhammad Imran Haider; Mahmood, Khalid – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The current study was conducted to assess the self-esteem and academic performance among university students after arising of several behavioral and educational problems. A total number of 80 students, 40 male students and 40 female students were selected through purposive sampling from G. C. University Faisalabad. The participants were…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Correlation, Academic Achievement, Rating Scales
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Baer, Judith C. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2011
Faculties across disciplines have noted an increasing number of students who are highly distressed over grades, and this distress is accompanied by pervasive demands on professors. The student behavior takes several forms, including demands for higher grades, expectations of special accommodations by faculty, and the predictions of dire outcomes…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Grades (Scholastic), Coping, Measures (Individuals)
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Ying, Yu-Wen – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2011
The author used a mixed methods design to assess field work-related educational disequilibrium and its effect on the self-concept and mental health of MSW students. Twenty-eight advanced, fourth-semester MSW students were compared with 37 entering, first-semester MSW students in practice-related sense of accomplishment. Compared with first-year…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Depression (Psychology), Social Work, Graduate Students