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1- Department of Psychology, Payam Noor University , TabeBordbar@pnu.ac.ir
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Psychology, Payam Noor University
4- Department of Psychology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
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This study aimed to compare anxiety sensitivity and experiential avoidance and transgression among people with severe and weak skin problems. The research was causal-comparative study. The statistical population of this study was all patients referred to dermatology clinics in Shiraz who referred to this clinic in 1399. There were two groups of skin patients (mild-severe) who each group of 20 sexes (male and female) referred to Shiraz Dermatology Clinic (Royan Dermatology Clinic) who completed the Anxiety Sensitivity and Experimental Avoidance Questionnaire. People with skin disease were diagnosed by their doctor and were selected by purposive sampling method in coordination with the desired clinic center. The instruments used in the present study were: Bond et al.'s Experimental Avoidance Questionnaire (2011), Revised Anxiety Sensitivity Scale (ASIR), Adrien Wells Transcendence Questionnaire (1998). The data obtained from the questionnaire were analyzed at the inferential level by multivariate analysis of variance of ANOVA test. The results showed that there is a significant difference between all three dimensions of avoidance experience of the two groups and the dimensions of avoidance experience of the group with skin diseases are more than the normal group. Also, there was a significant difference between the level of anxiety sensitivity between people with skin diseases (severe-weak) and normal people, and the dimensions of anxiety sensitivity in the group with skin diseases are more than the normal group. According to other results, there was a significant difference between patients with skin diseases (severe-weak) and normal people. According to the averages observed in this scale, the group with skin diseases scored higher.
Keywords: Anxiety sensitivity, Experimental avoidance, Concern
 
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2023/02/1 | Accepted: 2024/02/6

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