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1- Master of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran , elahe1235@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Attachment styles are those intrinsic sources in which can balance stress levels and disability in unpalatable situations and make the negative effects of tension less.
Aim: The purpose of this research is the mediator role of difficulty in emotion regulation in relationship between parental attachment and social anxiety disorder symptoms in adolescent females.
Method: This study is a correlation-descriptive research method and the statistical population of this study has been chosen among first grade of junior high school students in districts 1 and 2 of Shiraz in the school year of 2017-2018. In this research, a total of 175 students have been selected by multistage cluster sampling. Attachment, anxiety and emotion regulation difficulty were used for data collection. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation test and path analysis test.
Results: Difficulty in emotion regulation is playing a mediator role in relation between parental attachment and social anxiety and there is a meaningful relationship between parental attachment and difficulty in emotion regulation of adolescent females (P<0.05).
Conclusion: As a result, it can be said that attachment to parents acts as an underlying mechanism in improving social anxiety function and the difficulty variable in emotion regulation causes symptoms of social anxiety disorder in adolescent females.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2019/12/5 | Accepted: 2020/02/9 | Published: 2020/03/29

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