عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: The purpose of the current research is to investigate the relationship between perfectionism and test anxiety in high school students of Tabriz, Iran.
Method: The statistical sample included third grade high school students of Tabriz, Iran. The research sample included 168 students selected by cluster random sampling. Data were analyzed by Spiel Berger Test Anxiety and Multi-Dimensional Perfectionism Scale and were analyzed by Correlation Coefficient Test and Simultaneous Multiple Regression Analysis.
Results: Results showed that there’s a significant positive relationship between perfectionism and its dimensions with test anxiety. Moreover, the results of simultaneous regression indicated that from three dimensions of perfectionism, the socially oriented dimension predict test anxiety significantly. The results of the independent t-test showed that there’s a significant difference between the two groups of study (boys and girls) in test anxiety so that the mean of test anxiety in girls was more than boys.
Discussion and Conclusion: The findings of the research can be helpful in more researches about investigation of the role of personality factors on students’ test anxiety in the future.