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Mehrnaz Ahmadi M. Intermediating role of Coping Styles in Relation between Early Maladaptive Schema and Personality Disorder Symptoms. RJMS. 2019; 26 (10)
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5695-en.html
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Background: Personality disorders are among the most important and chronic psychological disorders. These disorders can exert great impact on the society and individuals. Therefore, it is highly important to examine how these disorders are formed and the factors affecting it. The purpose of this study was to determine the mediating role of coping style in relation between early maladaptive schemas and symptoms of personality disorders.
Methodos: The research method used was descriptive and correlational. For this purpose, 495 students of Azad University of Tehran, Branch of south of Tehran, who studied in the academic year 1396-1397 (Iranian calendar), were selected by cluster sampling method and filled out the early maladaptive schemas (1999), Young Compensation Inventory (1995), Young-Rygh Avoidance Inventory (Young and Rygh, 1994) and Short Coolidge Axis-II Inventory (2001). The statistical approach to this study was the Path Analysis Model.
Results: The findings of this study showed that there was a positive and significant relation between early maladaptive disconnection and rejection schemas, avoidance coping styles, overcompensation coping styles and symptoms of personality disorders. Disconnection and rejection schemas have a positive and significant correlation with avoidance coping styles and overcompensation coping styles. Moreover, coping styles had an intermediary role in the relationship between disconnection and rejection schemas and the symptoms of personality disorders.
Conclusion: The analysis of the results illustrate that, on one hand, the schemas are responsible for the formation and continuation of the coping styles. On the other hand, the main core of the symptoms of personality disorders.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical Psychiatry

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