Type-A personality competitiveness component linked to increased cardiovascular risk is positively related to study addiction but not to study engagement

Paweł Atroszko , Bartosz Atroszko

Abstract

This research constitutes an initial effort to examine the relationship between study addiction, which is a newly conceptualized behavioural addiction, study engagement and type-A personality (TAP) linked to increased cardiovascular isk. Bergen Study Addic-tion Scale, Utrecht Work Engagement Scale-Student, and The Framingham Type-A Scale were used for this purpose. A total of 127 Polish students participated in the study. Study addiction was positively related to all components of study engagement and type-A personality traits. However, study engagement was not positively related to TAP traits when study addiction was controlled. The results provide further evidence that study addiction is a different construct than study engagement, and suggest that it is crucial to control study addiction whenever study engagement is being analysed.
Author Paweł Atroszko (FSS/IPsych/DPS)
Paweł Atroszko,,
- Division of Psychometrics and Statistics
, Bartosz Atroszko (FSS/IE)
Bartosz Atroszko,,
- Institute of Education
Journal seriesCurrent Science, ISSN 0011-3891, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol117
No7
Pages1184-1188
Publication size in sheets0.50
Keywords in Polishryzyko sercowo-naczyniowe, uzależnienie od uczenia się, zaangażowanie w uczenie się, osobowość typu A, pracoholizm
Keywords in Englishcardiovascular risk, study addiction, study engagement, type-A personality, workaholism
ASJC Classification1000 Multidisciplinary
DOIDOI:10.18520/cs/v117/i7/1184-1188
URL https://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/117/07/1184.pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 40.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0.000; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.562; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 0.756 (2) - 2018=1.027 (5)
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