Procrastination And Task Avoidance: Theory, Research, And Treatment

Hardcover | January 31, 1995

byJoseph R. Ferrari, Judith L. Johnson, William G. McCown

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This text offers the first thorough scientific investigation of chronic procrastination. Leading international experts discuss its historical origins, definition and measurement, as well as explore its relationship with academic tasks, agitation, perfectionism, depression, passive aggression, and obsessions-compulsions. The authors also examine diverse theoretical approaches and therapeutic advances to control procrastination frequency.

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This text offers the first thorough scientific investigation of chronic procrastination. Leading international experts discuss its historical origins, definition and measurement, as well as explore its relationship with academic tasks, agitation, perfectionism, depression, passive aggression, and obsessions-compulsions. The au...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.04 inPublished:January 31, 1995Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306448424

ISBN - 13:9780306448423

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Table of Contents

An Overview of Procrastination. Procrastination Research: A Synopsis of Existing Research Perspectives. Assessment of Academic and Everyday Procrastination: The Use of Self-report Measures. Academic Procrastination: Theoretical Notions, Measurement, and Research; H. Schouenberg. Trait Procrastination, Dejection, and Self Discrepancy; C.H. Lay. Dimensions of Perfectionism and Procrastination; G. Flett; et al. Procrastination, Negative Selfevaluation, and Stress in Depression and Anxiety: A Review and Preliminary Model; G.L. Flett, et al. The Role of Personality Disorders and Characterological Tendencies in Procrastination. Treatment of Academic Procrastination in College Students. Treating Adult and Atypical Procrastination. Epilogue as Prologue: Future Directions in the Study of Procrastination. Index.