Relationship among perfectionism, academic procrastination and life satisfaction of university students


World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance (WCPCG 2010), Antalya, Turkey, 22 - 25 April 2010, vol.5, pp.1665-1671 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 5
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.342
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1665-1671
  • Keywords: Perfectionism, self-oriented perfection, other-oriented perfection, socially-prescribed perfectionism, academic procrastination, life satisfaction, university students, COLLEGE-STUDENTS, DEPRESSION
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to determine whether the perfectionist personality trait in university students predicts their academic procrastinations and life satisfactions. Research participants were 230 students attending Anadolu University - Faculty of Education in spring semester of 2007-2008 School Year. Data were collected by Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale for perfectionist personality trait, Procrastination Assessment Scale-Student for academic procrastination, and Life Satisfaction Scale for life satisfaction. Regression analysis was done for research findings. In the conclusion of the analysis, it was found that self-oriented perfectionist personality trait significantly predicted academic procrastination and life satisfaction. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.