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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2018, 5(3): 1-11 Back to browse issues page
Investigation the role of experiential avoidance on anticipation general health in non-clinical samples
Nemat Allah Yarollahi Mr , Mohammad Reza Shairi Mr
Shahed University
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Introduction: Experiential avoidance is one of the trans-diagnostic factors that can play an important role in formation and continuity many problems of individual's mental health.
Aim: The aim of the current study was to investigate the role of experiential avoidance on general health in non-clinical samples.
Method: In this cross-sectional study, the number of 150 students of Shahed University were selected via multi-stage cluster sampling method. Tools that used in this study were Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II), and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12).
Results: Pearson correlation coefficient showed that there is a significant relationship between experiential avoidance with general health (p<0.01). Regression analysis also showed that experiential avoidance has a significant role on anticipation general health (p< 0.01). Regression analysis indicated that the experiential avoidance can predict 42% of variance of general health in university students.
Conclusion: Finding showed that experiential avoidance has a counterproductive effect on general health in college's students. Thus, it is necessary to considering suitable solutions to reduce experiential avoidance in order to prevent psychology problems.
Keywords: Experiential avoidance, General health, University students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/04/7 | Accepted: 2018/09/2 | Published: 2018/09/16
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Yarollahi N A, Shairi M R. Investigation the role of experiential avoidance on anticipation general health in non-clinical samples. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2018; 5 (3) :1-11
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