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Sajjad Basharpoor, Masomeh Shafie,
Volume 9, Issue 1 (11-2015)

There has been an increasing interest to study the dark three dark personality traits during the current years. Then, this research was conducted in order to investigate psychometric properties of Persian version of short form scale of Dark Triad personality traits in university students. The all students of University of mohaghegh ardabili in 2014-2015 educational years comprised the statistic population of this study. three hundred and ten students (115 male and 194 female) were selected by random multistage sampling method and participated in this study. The subjects responded individually to the questionnaires of three dark personality traits, big five personality and general health at classrooms. The gathers data were analyzed by exploratory factor analysis, Confirmatory factor analysis and Pearson correlation using SPSS and LISREL softwares. The results of the explorative factor analyze showed the 3 factors with eigenevalue higher than 1, this 3 factor were explaining 53/61 % of variance together. Confirmatory factor analysis indicators also implied to the optimal fitness of three-factor model of this questionnaire. The results of the Pearson correlation showed that three dark personality traits have significant correlations with factores of big five questionnaire and mental health indexes. The alpha cronbach coefficients for the subscales were obtain ranging 0/68 -0/75. Basing the results of this study, it can be conclude that short form of three dark personality triats scale has well validly and reliability for uses in Iranian populations.
Sepideh Farajpour Niri, Micheal Bakhshesh Boroujeni, Majid Mahmood Aliloo,
Volume 14, Issue 3 (12-2020)

Nowadays, the internet is one of the essential parts of student life, and its addiction is causing many problems. This study aimed to model structural equations of borderline and psychopathic personality traits with internet addiction and mediating distress intolerance. Participants included male and female students of Tabriz University. Two hundred sixty students were selected by cluster sampling and completed the Borderline Personality and Levinson's Psychopathic Traits questionnaire, Young's Internet Addiction Test, and Simon and Gaher's distress tolerance Scale. Finally, 240 questionnaires were analyzed by structural equation modeling. The results showed that borderline and psychopathic personality traits directly affected internet addiction, and distress tolerance was a significant mediator of these relationships. It is suggested to consider the role of distress tolerance in people with borderline and psychopathic traits in the study and intervention of internet addiction.

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