Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Locus of Control or Self-Esteem; Which One is the Best Predictor of Academic Achievement in Iranian College Students

Seyyed Nasrollah Hosseini 1 , Mehdi Mirzaei Alavijeh 2 , Behzad Karami Matin 3 , Behrooz Hamzeh 3 , Hossein Ashtarian 3 and Farzad Jalilian 4 , *
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1 Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Research Center for Environmental Determinants of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
3 Department of Public Health, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
4 Student Research Committee, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: March 28, 2016, 10 (1); e2602
  • Published Online: March 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: November 27, 2014
  • Revised: April 26, 2015
  • Accepted: May 25, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-2602

To Cite: Hosseini S N, Mirzaei Alavijeh M, Karami Matin B, Hamzeh B, Ashtarian H, et al. Locus of Control or Self-Esteem; Which One is the Best Predictor of Academic Achievement in Iranian College Students, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2016 ; 10(1):e2602. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-2602.

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