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The relationship between Persecution and perfectionism with Academic achievement and Burnout in medical students
Zahra Dasht Bozorgi
Department of Psychology, Ahvaz branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran , zahradb2000@yahoo.com
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Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between Persecution, Maladjustment perfectionism and Adjustment perfectionism with Academic achievement and Academic Burnout among medical students.

Methods: This cross-sectional and correlational study which was performed by medical students from the Medical University of Gondi Shapoor in Ahvaz in 2015. The sample group included 200 medical students who were selected by random-stratified sampling. Procrastination Assessment Scale, Perfectionism Inventory, Academic Burnout Inventory were used for collecting data. Data analysis was conducted by SPSS 20 software using Pearson correlation coefficient and Canonical Correlation Analysis.

Results: The findings indicated that there is a significant relationship between the Predicting Variables (Persecution, Maladjustment perfectionism and Adjustment perfectionism) and the Criteria Variables (Academic achievement and Academic Burnout). The amount of Canonical Correlation (0.91), (P<0.05) is an indication of a significant relationship between the two sets of variables.

Conclusion: It can be concluded from this study that academic achievement not Academic Burnout was predicted by Persecution, Maladjustment perfectionism and adjustment perfectionism. Maladjustment perfectionism showed the greatest relationship with academic achievement. So Persecution, Maladjustment perfectionism and adjustment perfectionism can interfere with academic achievement.

Keywords: Persecution, perfectionism, Academic achievement and Academic Burnout, medical students
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2016/02/13 | Accepted: 2016/04/11 | Published: 2016/06/7
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