The relationship between attachment style and perception of parental affection with test anxiety in gifted students

Mohamadi, Omid. and Dehghan, Fatemeh. and Zakiei, Ali. and Sepahvand, Esfandiar. and Karimi, Parvaneh. (2015) The relationship between attachment style and perception of parental affection with test anxiety in gifted students. Pajoohandeh Journal, 20 (5).

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Abstract

Background and Aim: Given the importance of test anxiety among gifted students, the present research was conducted to study the relationship between perception of parent’s affection and attachment styles with test anxiety. Materials and Methods: By means of simple random sampling, 300 subjects were selected out of all the gifted students in Khorramabad. Test Anxiety, perception of parents affection, and attachment styles questionnaires were used for collection data. Results: To analyze the data, Pearson correlation and regression were applied. The results showed that anxiety and avoidant attachment style and perception of father love predict test anxiety among both boys and girls in gifted student's school. However, there was not a meaningful relationship between attachment style and perception of mother love with test anxiety. Moreover, totally the results indicated that 9 percent of changes in test anxiety were predicted by attachment styles and perception of parent’s affection. And anxiety attachment style and perception of father love predict test anxiety. ‍Conclusion: According to the results if an individual has an avoidant attachment style he will experience the higher level of test anxiety.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Keywords: Test anxiety, Attachment styles, Perception of parents affection
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Faculty of Paramedical
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 06:24
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 07:08
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5639

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