Document Type : Original Article
1 Master of General Psychology and Secretary of Education, District 4, Alborz Province
2 Instructor, Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Farhangian University
3 Master of General Psychology and Technical Officer of Rehabilitation Center for Neurological and Psychiatric Patients, Tehran, Mallard
Purpose: Considering the importance of behaviors related to academic health in students, the present research was conducted with the aim of explaining the contribution of personality dimensions in academic health promoting behaviors.
Methodology: This study was a descriptive-analytical from type of correlation. The research population was female students of second high school period of Karaj city in the academic years of 2020-21. The research sample was estimated 150 people who were selected by cluster random sampling method. To collect data were used from the personality traits inventory (Costa and McCrae, 1992) and promoting educational health academic lifestyle behaviors questionnaire (Salehzadeh, Shokri and Fathabadi, 2018). Also, for data analysis was used from the methods of multiple regressions with stepwise model in SPSS software.
Findings: The findings showed that the dimensions of extroversion, neuroticism and conscientiousness could explain 14% of the changes of academic resilience, among the personality dimensions, only the extroversion dimension could explain 14% of the changes of academic optimism, among the personality dimensions, only the extroversion dimension could explain 8% of the changes of academic engagement among the personality dimensions, only the extroversion dimension could explain 3% of the changes of academic buoyancy and the dimensions of extroversion, openness to experience and agreeableness could explain 22% of the changes of mastery goal orientation (P<0.01).
Conclusion: According to the obtained results, planning seems necessary to improve academic health promoting behaviors based on personality dimensions, especially through increasing extroversion with using educational workshops