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Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2015, 3(2): 159-166 Back to browse issues page
Relationship Between Personal And Social Adjustment With Locus of Control and Gender in Intelligent High School Student
Ameneh Ghartappeh, Siavash Talepasand, Mohamadbagher Kajbaf, Mitra Abolfathi, Mahnaz Solhi *, Shahnaz Gharatappeh
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Background and objectives: Adjustment is the most important sign of mental health. Determination of factors which affect adjustment is important. This study aimed to determine the relationship between personal and social adjustment with locus of control and gender in intelligent high school students in Kermanshah.
Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional study 106 high school students of Kermanshah were selected randomly. Data collection tools were Ratter's locus of control scale, the California Psychological Inventory (CPI) including 12 concepts of social and personal adjustment, and a demographic questionnaire. Data was analyzed by using correlation, ANOVA through SPSS16.
Results: There was no significant difference between personal adjustment and gender. But social adjustment in girls’ intelligent was more than boys’ intelligent (p<0.03). There was an interaction between gender and locus of control with personal adjustment (p<0.03). The interaction between the effect of gender and locus of control in social adjustment was not significant. Neurotic symptoms, rejection tendency, dependence feeling (among personal adjustment components) and family relation, school relation (among social adjustment components social frames) had negative significant relative to locus of control.
 Conclusion: Locus of control is a related factor on social adjustment in the intelligent high school students and gender is a related factor in their social adjustment.
Paper Type: Research Article.

Keywords: Locus of control, Social adjustment, Personal adjustment, Intelligent high school students, Kermanshah.
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Received: 2014/12/4 | Accepted: 2015/08/2
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Ghartappeh A, Talepasand S, kajbaf M, Abolfathi M, Solhi M, Gharatappeh S. Relationship Between Personal And Social Adjustment With Locus of Control and Gender in Intelligent High School Student. Iran J Health Educ Health Promot. 2015; 3 (2) :159-166
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