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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2015, 2(2): 39-49 Back to browse issues page
Predicting Obsessive Symptoms on the Bases of Metacognitive Beliefs, Responsibility and Latent Aggression
Saman Sadeghpour , Fatemeh Ayat Mehr
MA in clinical psychology Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Due to the complex and heterogeneous nature of Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder (OCD), one cannot rely on a theory to explain this disorder.

Purpose: So the aim of the current study was to predict OCD based on three variables including latent aggression, metacognitive beliefs and responsibility.

Method: A sample of 158 students of kharazmi university (100 female and 58 male) were conveniently selected and answered Maudsley Obsessive Compulsive Inventory (MOCI), Metacognition Questionnaire-30 (MCQ-30), Responsibility and Interpersonal Behaviors and Attitudes Questionnaire (RIBAQ) and Responsibility Attitude Scale (RAS). Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and stepwise regression analysis.

Results: Results indicated that among the predictor variables, uncontrollability metacognitive variable was the best predictor of obsessive symptoms. In the next step worry-responsibility variable had the most predicting potency.

Conclusion: So it seems that among this three models of OCD, metacognitive model has the best potency of predicting OCD symptoms and this result can be considered in therapeutic implications.


Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Metacognitive beliefs, responsibility, Latent aggression, Ambivalence
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/21 | Accepted: 2015/11/4 | Published: 2015/11/4
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Sadeghpour S, Ayat Mehr F. Predicting Obsessive Symptoms on the Bases of Metacognitive Beliefs, Responsibility and Latent Aggression. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2015; 2 (2) :39-49
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