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Amarloo P, Shareh H. Social Support, Responsibility, and Organizational Procrastination: A Mediator Role for Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction. IJPCP. 2018; 24 (2) :176-189
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1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Neyshabur Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran
2- Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Hakim Sabzevari University, Sabzevar, Iran , E-mail: hsharreh@yahoo.com.au
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Objectives This study examined basic psychological needs satisfaction (i.e. the need for autonomy, competence and relatedness) as a mediator between social support, responsibility and organizational procrastination among school counselors.
Methods A descriptive correlational study design was used. Using the census method, all the school counselors of Sabzevar were selected. The subjects completed the Vaux Social Support Appraisals Scale (SS-A), Tuckman Procrastination Scale (TPS), responsibility subscale of the California Personality Inventory (CPI) and the Basic Needs Satisfaction in Relationships Scale.
Results There is a statistically significant negative relationship between components of social support and organizational procrastination (P<0.05). Structural equation modeling analysis indicates that satisfaction of basic psychological needs mediates the relationship between social support and organizational procrastination (P<0.05). The mediator role of basic psychological needs satisfaction in the relationship between responsibility and organizational procrastination was not confirmed. 
Conclusion Basic psychological needs satisfaction play a significant mediating role in the relationship between social support and organizational procrastination of the school counselors.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2017/06/30 | Accepted: 2018/03/12 | Published: 2018/07/24

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