International Journal of School Health

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Mediating Role of Emotional Intelligence Between Family Communication Patterns and Achievement Motivation Among High School Students

Roya Abbasi-Asl 1 , * , Habibollah Naderi 2 and Abbas Akbari 1
Authors Information
1 Ph.D. Student of Educational Psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanistic and Social Sciences, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran
2 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanistic and Social Sciences, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of School Health: July 2017, 4 (3); e41910
  • Published Online: February 19, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 7, 2016
  • Revised: January 15, 2017
  • Accepted: January 18, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/intjsh.41910

To Cite: Abbasi-Asl R, Naderi H, Akbari A. Mediating Role of Emotional Intelligence Between Family Communication Patterns and Achievement Motivation Among High School Students, Int J School Health. 2017 ; 4(3):e41910. doi: 10.5812/intjsh.41910.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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