عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Considering the increase in the rate of behavioral problems among students, understanding these behaviors and identifying factors associated with those behaviors can contribute to university officials in planning regarding behaviors. The aim of this study was to investigate the mediating role of personality traits in the relationship between nature and character dimensions with obsessive traits of conscience and neuroticism in female students.
Materials and Methods: The research method was correlational and path analysis. The statistical population of this study included all female students of Azad and Shahid Bahonar undergraduate universities in Kerman in the academic year of 2020. Sample size based on the number of observed variables in the model; 308 people were considered who were selected in clusters. The research instruments were the nature and character questionnaire of Kuninger et al. (1994), the five-factor personality questionnaire of Kerry and Costa (1985) and the obsession questionnaire of Samuel et al. (2012). Data analysis was performed by path analysis in Emus and spss-24 software.
Results: The results showed that personality traits had a significant relationship with the dimensions of nature and character and obsessive traits of conscience and neuroticism (P <0.01). Also, model fit indices in path analysis showed that the final modified model has a good fit.
Conclusion: According to the research findings, personality traits of psychiatry, conscientiousness and openness to experience can play an important role in the relationship between the dimensions of nature and character with obsessive conscience and neuroticism.
Key words: Temperament, Personality, Obsession, Conscience, Neuroticism