Document Type : Original Article
1 PhD student in clinical Psychology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran.
3 Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
Psychological capital include optimism, resilience, and self-efficacy w hich has been considered in recent years and it helps to improve people's performance in different areas. On the other hand, anxiety can lead to a decrease or even destruction of a person's performance, so we examine the relationship between these two concepts.The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between psychological capital and anxiety in female students of Allameh Tabatabai University.The statistical population of this study includes all female students of Allameh Tabatabai University.The sample of this research includes 200 people who have been selected and studied by the available method.The tools of this research are Lutans (2007) Psychological Capital Questionnaire and Cattell Anxiety Questionnaire (1958). The data obtained from the questionnaire were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient.Findings showed that there is a significant relationship between research variables so that there is a negative and significant relationship between psychological capital and students' anxiety(r=-0.155&sig=0.028) .That is, with the increase of students 'psychological capital, their anxiety decreases and, conversely, with the decrease of students' psychological capital, their anxiety increases.