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Pajouhinia S, Abavisani Y, Rezazadeh Z. Explaining the Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms Based on Cognitive Flexibility and Social Cognition. PCP. 2020; 8 (3)
URL: http://jpcp.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-712-en.html
1- Departeman of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Quchan Brahnch, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, Iran.
3- Departeman of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. , za_rezazadeh@atu.ac.ir
Abstract:   (142 Views)
Objective: cognitive flexibility and social cognition are the appropriate models for understanding psychological problems through which people can meet various challenges. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between cognitive flexibility and social cognition with obsessive-compulsive symptoms among female students in Allameh Tabataba’i University.
Method: The method was cross sectional and statistical population was comprised of all female students at Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran who have been studying in 2018-2019. 200 students, using random multiple cluster sampling method, were selected. Tools were cognitive flexibility inventory, social cognition and obsessive-compulsive symptoms inventory
Results: analysis revealed a significant negative correlation between total score of obsessive- compulsive symptoms with cognitive flexibility and social cognition. In addition, the results of multiple regression analysis showed that cognitive flexibility and social cognition can explain obsessive- compulsive symptoms in students.
Conclusion: study of cognitive flexibility and social cognition are efficient methods to understand the underlying factors associated with obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Evaluation of these factors can be useful in prevention and treatment of these symptoms.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cognitive behavioral
Received: 2020/06/19 | Accepted: 2020/10/4 | Published: 2020/07/20
* Corresponding Author Address: Iran, Tehran, Azadegan Highway, Hazrat Fatemeh Residential Town, Block 420, Unit 421

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