Analyzing the Relationship between Coping Responses and Metacognitive Beliefs with Addiction Potential among Male and Female Students (Case Study: Medical Science University of Behbahan, Iran)

Azam Aghdar

Abstract


The present study aimed at analyzing the relationship between coping responses and metacognitive beliefs with addiction potential among male and female medical students at University of Behbahan, Khuzestan, Iran. The population of this research was all students of medical science college of Behbahan whom they were selected through available sampling as sample cases. The research type was correlational. In this research, the tools such as Coping Responses Inventory Questionnaire (CRI), Metacognition Questionnaire (MCQ) and Addiction Potential Scale Questionnaire (APS) are used. Pearson Correlation Coefficient and multivariable regression were used for data analysis. The results showed that there is a reverse and significant relationship between coping responses and addiction potential among students; there is a reverse and significant relationship between metacognitive beliefs and addiction potential among students; there is a reverse and significant relationship between coping responses and metacognitive beliefs among students; and finally there is not a significant difference between male and female students in terms of addiction potential, coping responses and metacognitive beliefs. Based on the above-mentioned results, the effectiveness value of the metacognitive beliefs are more than coping responses. The meaningfulness level has been determined as a=0.05 in this research.


Keywords


Coping Responses, Metacognitive Beliefs, Addition Potential, University Students.

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