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Shamsi S, Sufi S. The Moderating Role of Integrative Self-Knowledge and Self-Control in the Relationship Between Basic Psychological Needs and Self-Compassion. Avicenna J Neuro Psycho Physiology 2017; 4 (4) :145-152
URL: http://ajnpp.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-107-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Bukan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bukan, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology, Bukan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bukan, Iran. , ssofy95@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (1795 Views)
Background: The present study investigated the moderating role of integrative self-knowledge and self-control in the relationship between the basic psychological needs and self-compassion among the students of Bukan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran. 
Objectives: The purpose of this study was the moderating role of Integrative Self-Knowledge and Self-control in relation to Basic Psychological Needs with self- compassion.
Materials and Methods: This study employed a correlational method. The statistical population consisted of all students of Islamic Azad University (N=2200) studying in the academic year of 2016-2017; of whom, 384 students (male and female) were selected by proportional stratified sampling method. The instruments used in this study included the Basic Psychological Needs Scale, Integrative Self-Knowledge Scale, Self-Compassion Scale, and Self-Control Scale. Pearson’s correlation coefficient and the structural equation model were used to analyze the obtained data.
Results: The findings indicated a positive and significant relationship between the basic psychological needs, integrative self-knowledge, self-control, and self-compassion (P≤0.01). Moreover, the integrative self-knowledge and self-control models demonstrated a desirable goodness-of-fit in the association between basic psychological needs and self-compassion.
Conclusion: The results of model revealed that the basic needs exerted a greater impact on self-compassion through integrative self-knowledge path, compared to self-control path.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Health Education and Promotion
Received: 2017/06/30 | Accepted: 2017/11/28 | Published: 2017/11/1

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