Self efficacy, social acceptance and locus of control as predictors of social interest among Iranian students

Moghanloo, Vahid Ataie and Pishvaei, Malihe and Ataie, Roghayyeh and Moghanloo, Soodabeh Bassaknezhad Self efficacy, social acceptance and locus of control as predictors of social interest among Iranian students. Journal of Research & Health.

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Abstract

Social interest is human phenomenon which can be considered as structure of personality in psychology. This descriptive correlation study aimed to investigate self efficacy, social acceptance and locus of control as predictors of social interest. This was correlational study. The sample consisted of 153 boys and 147 girls who were studying at private middle schools. Multistage cluster sampling method was used. General self efficacy questionnaire, marlowe-crowne social desirability scale, Rotter's Locus of control scale and sulliman scale of social interest were used to collect data. The level of significance was at 5%. The results showed that social interest had significant positive relationship with self efficacy and social acceptability and hadsignificant negative relationship with locus of control. Three variables of self efficacy, social acceptance and locus of control were able to explain about 59% of social interest variance. According to obtained results about social interest in adolescents and also consider other predictors in this context appropriate training promotion of social interest should be used and developed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@gmu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 08:14
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 08:14
URI: http://eprints.gmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/184

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