TITLE

Examining the Self of Chronic Procrastinators: Actual, Ought, and Undesired Attributes

AUTHOR(S)
Ferrari, Joseph R.; Driscoll, Mark; Díaz-Morales, Juan Francisco
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Individual Differences Research;Jun2007, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Little is known on how chronic procrastinators perceive their self-identity. In the present study, chronic procrastinators (n = 36) and non-procrastinators (n = 32) sorted cards of self-concept and self-presentation attributes into actual, ought, and undesired selves. Procrastinators compared to non-procrastinators had greater actual-ought, actual-undesired, and ought-undesired discrepancies. Results indicated that procrastinators held negative attributes of their self-concept and self-presentational characteristics.
ACCESSION #
25396729

 

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