Investigating the Effect of Personality Traits and Perfectionism on Students' Psychological Welfare


  • Maryam Jalali, Mohammad Khayyer


Psychological welfare is defined as the development of a person's true talents. Personality traits and perfectionism are considered as important variables in explaining behavior. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of five personality traits (neuroticism, extraversion, agreement, openness to experience and conscientiousness) through perfectionism on students' psychological welfare. The research method was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population of this study was 372 undergraduate students of Shiraz University in the academic year 2021-2020, which was selected based on the available sampling methodand for data, the questionnaire of five major personality factors, Frost Multidimensional Scale and Reef Psychological Welfare Scale were used. The obtained data were analyzed with SPSS software version 26 and lisrel version 8.8. Simultaneous regression method at the level of p <0.05 and path analysis were used to analyze the data. The results showed that personality traits are directly and indirectly related to the mediating role of perfectionism with psychological welfare.