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1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- Department of Psychometrics, Faculty of Psychology & Education, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. , delavar@atu.ac.ir
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities Sciences, University of Hormozgan, Hormozgan, Iran.
4- Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (1351 Views)
Introduction: The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between perfectionism and resilience by the mediating role of students’ academic adjustment. 
Objectives: This was a descriptive, correlational, and path analysis study.
Materials and Methods: The statistical population consisted of all male high-school students in Bandar-e Langeh City, Iran, in the 2017-2018 academic year (N= about 1300). Using a multistage cluster sampling method, and Morgan and Krejcie’s Table, 400 individuals were selected. The data-gathering instruments were Ahvaz Perfectionism Scale, Resilience Scale, and Academic Adjustment Inventory for high school students. A path analysis was used to analyze the obtained data by SPSS and LISREL. 
Results: The present study findings suggested that perfectionism decreased the investigated students’ resilience (B=-0.21, P<0.0001). Moreover, an educational adjustment had a mediating role between perfectionism and resilience (B=-0.24, P<0.0001). Besides, changes in the variance of resilience scores with the mediation of academic compatibility could be explained by perfectionism among the studied students (P<0.001). 
Conclusion: The obtained data suggested that planning to improve students’ academic adaptability could play an essential role in increasing resilience by reducing the negative impact of their perfectionism.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: General
Received: 2019/09/20 | Accepted: 2019/10/22 | Published: 2019/12/8

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