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rme 2019, 10(4): 51-60 Back to browse issues page
Structural Models of Academic unwillingness based on the Sense of Coherence, Self-Compassion and Personal Intelligence in Medical Students
A Afshari , M Ghaffari *
Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, Iran , mozaffar.ghaffari@yahoo.com
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Introduction: One of the challenges of medical education is academic cynicism. The present study aimed at designing structural model of students’ academic cynicism based on sense of coherence, self-compassion and personal intelligence.   
Methods: This is a correlation study via structural equation modeling.Statistical population  include 250 medical students of west Azerbaijan in 2017-18 academic years that have been selected by cluster sampling method. For collecting data, Sense of coherence questionnaire, self-compassion scale, personal intelligence questionnaire and academic unwillingness subscale were used. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation coefficient, Bootstrap and Sobel test through SPSS and Amos software.
Results: The results indicated that sense of coherence and self-compassion are interacting with the intermediate role of personal intelligence in explaining the students' academic unwillingness are effective that totally 48% of the variance of academic willingness is explained through the variables of the model. The direct effect of personal intelligence (-0.27), sense of coherence (-0.20) and self-efficacy (-0.4) were significant in estimating students' academic unwillingness. The indirect effect of sense of coherence (0.11) and self-compassion (0.08) by mediating personal intelligence on the students' academic unwillingness is significant.
Conclusion: Considering the indirect effect of coherence and self-compassion on the degree of academic unwillingness, it seems that personal intelligence modulates the relationship between sense of coherence and self-compassion with academic unwillingness.
Keywords: Sense of Coherence, Self-Compassion, Academic Cynicism, Personal Intelligence
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Educational psychology
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