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  • The Correlation between Procrastination and Perceived Stress & Parenting Styles of Chinese Medical Students

    Arslan Khalid (Department of Health Psychology, School of Nursing, Shandong University, Jinan, CHINA),
    Ahmad Bilal Arif (Department of Health Sciences, Khwaja Freed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, PAKISTAN),
    Wei Wang (Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Ethics, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan, CHINA),
    Ping Li (Department of Health Psychology, School of Nursing, Shandong University, Jinan, CHINA).

    Disciplinary: Health Sciences and Management, Psychological Sciences.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2022.78

    Keywords: EMBU; Academic procrastination; stress, parenting style; medical students; perceived stress scale (PSS); Mother's warmth & affection.

    To explore the correlations between procrastination, perceived stress and parenting style of Chinese medical students. One hundred and forty students of bachelor of medicine (MBBS) (62 males and 78 females) aged from 18 to 22 years enrolled in the study. Procrastination assessment scale-students (PASS), the Chinese version of the perceived stress scale (PSS) and the Chinese version of Egma minnen av Barndoms uppfostran (EMBU) were assessed at the beginning of the semester. Meanwhile, PSS were retested two times at 2 weeks (PSS2) and 4 weeks (PSS3) after the first testing (PSS1). Students with higher procrastination frequency had higher scores of PSS2, PSS3 and total PSS than the students with lower procrastination frequency. Boys reported a significantly higher level of father punishment and mother rejection and mother over-intervention than girls. Procrastination, mother warmth & affection and over-intervention had positive and significant main effects on stress. Procrastination induced delayed stress of MBBS. Male MBBS reported more negative relationships with their parents than female MBBS. Positive parenting style had a positive correlation with stress and negative parenting style had a negative correlation with stress. Procrastination, mother's warmth & affection and over-intervention predicted higher stress.

    Paper ID: 13A4O

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    Khalid, A., Arif, A.B. Wang, W., Li, P. (2022). The Correlation between Procrastination and Perceived Stress & Parenting Styles of Chinese Medical Students. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 13(4), 13A4O, 1-13. http://TUENGR.COM/V13/13A4O.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2022.78


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