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In the study of individual psychological crisis, the perspective towards time is significantly important when facing adverse situations. This perception of time consists of five dimensions including; positive past, negative past, present self-indulgence, fatalistic present, and future. The aim of this study is to determine the mediating role of hopefulness in the relationship between time perspective and the psychological crisis. Therefore, in a descriptive study, 296 students of Islamic Azad University, Karaj branch, were selected through multi-stage random sampling method and tested for their perspective of time, symptoms of mental health problems and hopefulness. Analysis and structural equation modeling showed that hopefulness mediates in the relationship between both fatalistic present and future and psychological crisis. Fatalistic time perspective view the present with a sense of failure, frustration and desperateness. Individuals with future time perspective have tendency towards long-term goals and prospects. Possessing an optimistic view, having access to adequate resources on goal-oriented philosophy, and familiarity with the essential methods to achieve the objectives, all promote individuals’ well being.