Comparing self-handicapping among blind and deaf students

Mostasa Mirzaee, Ali Farahani, Mahmoud Heidari, Kourosh Amrai
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In the present study, self-handicapping among blind and deaf students is compared. In this causal-comparative study, 84 blind students and 64 deaf students were selected through multi-cluster sampling. They were required to answer Jones and Rodvelt self-handicapping Questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed through the use of SPSS16 statistical package and by means of multi-variable variance analysis MANOVA. Research results demonstrate that the blinds and the deaf don not differ in
more » ... ng claimed self-handicapping mechanism and general self-handicapping. Comparing the blind students, the deaf students showed a greater use of behavioural self-handicapping mechanism, however. Regarding the results of this study (i.e. difference between the deaf and the blinds in adopting self-handicapping mechanism), contributes to instructional and rehabilitating programs in the two groups.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.03.183 fatcat:7j6ne2tyzzbchbfpvog67sq53u