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otared N, narimani M, sadeghi G, mahmood alilou M, atadokht A. Explanation of generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and major depression disorder based on psychopathological model of acceptance and commitment therapy. RJMS 2019; 26 (9) :47-58
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University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardebil, Iran , Nastaran.Otared@yahoo.com
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Background: Psychological inflexibility, as a new theoretical model for psychopathology, has been related with a range of psychological issues. Therefore, this study was conducted with aim explaining of general anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and major depression disorder based on psychopathological model of acceptance and commitment therapy.
Methods: This is a descriptive-correlational study. Study population comprised of all college students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences during academic year 2017-18. 408 students were selected by multistage cluster sampling method. The required information was collected by demographic characteristics questionnaire, social anxiety disorder scale (SPIN), general anxiety scale (GAD-7), beck depression inventory-second edition (BDI-II), and comprehensive assessment of acceptance and commitment therapy processes) compACT). Descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation) and structural equation technique were utilized to analyze the data.
Results: The results of structural equation modeling showed that the cognitive fusion and experiential avoidance pathway to social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and major depressive disorder; and the pathway of attachment to conceptualized self and dominance of past and future to generalized anxiety disorder are meaningful at the level of p<0/01. However, the component of lack of values and committed actions has no meaningful pathway and eliminated from final model.
Conclusion: The present study with identification of psychopathological processes of acceptance and commitment therapy among emotional disorders, supports dimensional approach to diagnosis and therapy.
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