The relationship between primary maladaptive schemas and meta-cognitive beliefs with addiction potential

Ghadimi, Azadeh and Karami, Jahangir and Yazdanbakhsh, Kamran (2015) The relationship between primary maladaptive schemas and meta-cognitive beliefs with addiction potential. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 17 (2). pp. 67-73.

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Abstract

Introduction: Recently, the cognitive basis of the etiology of addiction has attracted special attention. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between primary maladaptive schemas and meta-cognitive beliefs with addiction potential. Â Materials and Methods: The cross-correlation study, a multistage cluster sampling method was used and selected 300 peoples (180 girls and 120 boys) among high school students in Kermanshah city (2012-2013). Wells meta-cognitive beliefs questionnaire, Young primary Schema Questionnaire and addiction Potential Scale (APS) were measuring instruments. Results were analyzed using Pearson's correlation coefficient and regression analysis with SPSS 19 software. Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between cognitive self-awareness, negative beliefs about the uncontrollability of thoughts, beliefs about the need to control thoughts and cognitive trust subscales with addiction potential subscale (P=0.001). However, there is no significant relationship between positive beliefs about worry subscale and addiction potential. Also, there was a significant relationship between primary maladaptive schemas and addiction potential (P=0.001). Conclusion: According to the positive relationship between meta-cognitive beliefs and primary maladaptive schemas on increased addiction potential, counselors and psychologists can consider this item

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 17:22
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 17:22
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3712

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