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Correlation between type of personality and academic achievement of nursing students in university of medical sciences Qazvin
Azam Ghorbani Mrs *, Kobra Noroozi Mrs, Hosein Jahani-Hashem Dr, Mohammad ebrahim Sarichlou Mr, Farzaneh Falahatpisheh Mrs
Qazvin ums , ghorbani_az@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Academic achievement will be self-actualization and promote confident of students intelligence, memory and type of personality are the psychological factors that affect learning. This study was performed to determine the relationship between type of personality and academic achievement of nursing students. Methods: This is an analytic study subjects consisted of 161 undergraduate Nursing students (The third term and higher) at Qazvin Nursing college in 2009. The subjects were assessed by demographic questionnaire, Eysenck's personality inventory and total average of semesters as academic achievement. Data were analyzed by chi-squire, analysis of Variance and parson correlation with significant level of 0.05 and using SPPS v.15. Results: The results from 161 subjects showed 83.9% females and 16.1% male. And most samples (44.1%) were extroversion with instability personality. Statistical tests showed significant relationship between type of personality and total average (P=0.023, F=3.25). There was significant negative correlation between academic achievement with introversion (r=-0.167, P=0.038). Conclusion: So it seems academic achievement is also affected by characteristic of personality and psychological status therefore further study of student's personality in several fields and creating more consultation centers in universities are necessary.
Keywords: Type of personality, academic achievement, nursing students
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Type of Study: Nursing Education | Subject: General
Received: 2013/02/5 | Published: 2013/04/15
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Ghorbani A, noroozi K, Jahani-Hashem H, Sarichlou M E, Falahatpisheh F. Correlation between type of personality and academic achievement of nursing students in university of medical sciences Qazvin. IJNR. 2013; 8 (1) :68-75
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