Document Type : Research Paper
Faculty member of Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education, Tehran, Iran
Introduction:The purpose of the present research is to evaluate the relationship between adjustment dimensions and the quality of interpersonal relationships and its comparison in successful and unsuccessful university students.
Materials and Methods: In this research, the population included all bachelor students studying in state universities of Tehran. The research sample consisted of 400 female and male university students with high and low academic progress in Tehran universities in the academic year 2013-2014. The participants were selected using cluster random sampling. Bell’s Adjustment Inventory and Attachment Scale by Collins and Read (1990) were used to collect data. The data was analyzed through t-test and multiple regression analysis.
Results:The results indicated a significant relationship between emotional and social adjustment dimensions and interpersonal relationships in university students. In addition, there was no significant difference between adjustment dimensions and interpersonal relationships in successful and unsuccessful university students.
Conclusion:The results of this research show the importance of identifying different dimensions of adjustment in interpersonal relationships.