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shahbaziyankhonig A, hasani O. The role of test anxiety and alexithymia in students academic burnout. erj. 2017; 4 (35) :36-50
URL: http://erj.khu.ac.ir/article-1-299-en.html
Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University

The present study aimed to investigate the role of test anxiety components and alexithymia in the academic burnout of students. The method of this study was descriptive and correlational. The statistical population consisted of all male and female students studying at Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University in the 2016-2017 academic year that based on Krejcie and Morgan table, 355 students were selected by multistage cluster sampling method. Toronto Alexithymia Scale (Bagby et al, 1994), Test of anxiety (Friedman, 1997) and Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (Shaufeli et al, 2002) formed the basis for data gathering. Data were analyzed using software SPSS 16 and statistical tests Pearson correlation and multiple regression (stepwise). The results showed that there was a positive significant relationship between the components of test anxiety and alexithymia with academic burnout (P<0/01). Also, multiple regression results showed that from among the components of test anxiety, cognitive error component and from among the components of alexithymia, component difficulty in identifying feelings they could predict section of the variance scores academic burnout. Given the close relationship between these three parameters together, it is necessary that this relation be considered in any curriculum planning and affairs reform.

Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Educational Psychology
Received: 2017/06/3 | Accepted: 2017/10/7 | Published: 2017/10/31

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