Volume 15, Issue 3 (12-2009)                   IJPCP 2009, 15(3): 265-273 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosseini F, Khayyer M. Prediction of Behavioral and Decisional Procrastination Considering Meta-Cognition Beliefs in University Students. IJPCP. 2009; 15 (3) :265-273
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-825-en.html
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Abstract

Objectives: The present study was carried out with the aim of assessing the prediction of procrastination using meta-cognitive beliefs. Method: 199 students (126 female and 73 male) from different schools of Shiraz University were selected using random cluster-multistage sampling, and completed the Meta-cognition Questionnaire-30, General Procrastination Scale and Decisional Procrastination Scale. Data were analyzed using stepwise multiple regression method. Results: The results showed that uncontrollability and danger (p<0.001), cognitive confidence (p<0.01), and cognitive self-consciousness (p<0.001) of meta-cognition beliefs could predict behavioral procrastination. Also, uncontrollability and danger (p<0.001), and cognitive self-consciousness (p<0.001) of meta-cognition beliefs could predict decisional procrastination. Conclusion: Self- regulatory executive function model is useful in the prediction of procrastination in behavior and decision making as emotional-behavioral disorders.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/12/1

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