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Strides Dev Med Educ 2018, 15(1): 15-20 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Critical Thinking Disposition and Self-Esteem in Midwifery Students
Farzaneh Rashidi Fakari , Mahin Tafazoli , Salmeh Dadgar
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Introduction and Objectives
Students' personal characteristics are among the factors influencing the development of their critical thinking. Self-esteem is a normal influencing personality trait. Self-esteem affects all the aspects of individuals' lives including the way of their thinking and performance. Therefore, the current study aimed to determine the relationship between critical thinking disposition and self-esteem in the midwifery students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in 2014.
Method
This cross sectional study was carried out on all bachelor students(N=53) of the Mashhad Nursing and Midwifery Faculty. Data were collected through a personal information form, the Rosenberg's self-esteem questionnaire, and the California critical thinking disposition questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed in SPSS through descriptive statistical methods and a Pearson correlation coefficient test.
Results
The vast majority of students (62.26%) had an unsteady critical thinking disposition. However, 84.90% of them had a moderate level of self-esteem. Pearson correlation test showed no significant relationship between critical thinking disposition and self-esteem (p>0.05).
Conclusion
According to the study results, the vast majority of the study cases had a moderate level of self-esteem with an unsteady critical thinking disposition. There was no significant relationship between critical thinking disposition and self-esteem in the studied midwifery students.
Keywords: Self esteem, Critical thinking, Midwife
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/05/12 | Accepted: 2018/05/12 | Published: 2018/05/12
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Rashidi Fakari F, Tafazoli M, Dadgar S. The Relationship between Critical Thinking Disposition and Self-Esteem in Midwifery Students. Strides Dev Med Educ. 2018; 15 (1) :15-20
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نشریه علمی پژوهشی گام های توسعه در آموزش پزشکی Strides in Development of Medical Education
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