Self-efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure as mediators between self-esteem and academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions

Self-efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure as mediators between self-esteem and... Adv in Health Sci Educ https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-018-9832-3 Self‑efficacy for self‑regulation and fear of failure as mediators between self‑esteem and academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions 1 1 1 1 1 Yanting Zhang  · Siqin Dong  · Wenjie Fang  · Xiaohui Chai  · Jiaojiao Mei  · Xiuzhen Fan Received: 22 August 2017 / Accepted: 11 May 2018 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Academic procrastination has been a widespread problem behavior among undergraduates. This study aimed to examine the prevalence of academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions, and explore the mediation effects of self- efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure in the relationship between self-esteem and academic procrastination. A cross-sectional design was used to study 1184 undergraduates in health professions from China. Participants completed measures of academic procras- tination, self-esteem, self-efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure. We used Pearson product-moment correlation to examine the bivariate correlations between study variables, and path analysis to examine mediation. Among the 1184 undergraduates, 877 (74.1%) procrastinated on at least one type of academic task. The total score for academic procras- tination was negatively correlated with scores for self-esteem and self-efficacy for self-reg - ulation, and positively correlated with the score for fear of failure. Moreover, the relation- ship between self-esteem http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Health Sciences Education Springer Journals

Self-efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure as mediators between self-esteem and academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Education; Medical Education
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1382-4996
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1573-1677
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10.1007/s10459-018-9832-3
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Adv in Health Sci Educ https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-018-9832-3 Self‑efficacy for self‑regulation and fear of failure as mediators between self‑esteem and academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions 1 1 1 1 1 Yanting Zhang  · Siqin Dong  · Wenjie Fang  · Xiaohui Chai  · Jiaojiao Mei  · Xiuzhen Fan Received: 22 August 2017 / Accepted: 11 May 2018 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Academic procrastination has been a widespread problem behavior among undergraduates. This study aimed to examine the prevalence of academic procrastination among undergraduates in health professions, and explore the mediation effects of self- efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure in the relationship between self-esteem and academic procrastination. A cross-sectional design was used to study 1184 undergraduates in health professions from China. Participants completed measures of academic procras- tination, self-esteem, self-efficacy for self-regulation and fear of failure. We used Pearson product-moment correlation to examine the bivariate correlations between study variables, and path analysis to examine mediation. Among the 1184 undergraduates, 877 (74.1%) procrastinated on at least one type of academic task. The total score for academic procras- tination was negatively correlated with scores for self-esteem and self-efficacy for self-reg - ulation, and positively correlated with the score for fear of failure. Moreover, the relation- ship between self-esteem

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Advances in Health Sciences EducationSpringer Journals

Published: May 29, 2018

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