Relationship between Attachment Anxiety and Career Indecision of Female University Students: Mediating Effects of Socially Prescribed Perfectionism and Procrastination
AUTHOR : 김단비, 최바올
INFORMATION : page. 27~47 / 2019 Vol.26 No.4
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between attachment anxiety, career indecision of female university students as well as the mediating effects of socially prescribed perfectionism and procrastination. Data from 333 female university students who responded an the online survey were analyzed using structural equation modeling. The results indicate that, the direct effects of attachment anxiety on career indecision, socially prescribed perfectionism, and procrastination and the direct effects of procrastination on career indecision were positive to a significant degree, whereas the direct effects of socially prescribed perfectionism on procrastination were negative to a significant degree. Second, the mediating effect of procrastination and the double mediating effect of socially prescribed perfectionism and procrastination an the relationship between attachment anxiety and career indecision were significant. Third, socially prescribed perfectionism mediated the relationship between attachment anxiety and procrastination while procrastination mediated the relationship between socially prescribed perfectionism and career indecision. These results suggest that attachment anxiety, socially prescribed perfectionism, and procrastination should be considered during interventions with female university students over career indecision issues.