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| Published: February 15, 2017

Analysis of the Relationship between Social Phobia and Creative Thinking and Problem Solving of the Teenage Girls

Azar Farhadi Afshar

MA of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology Sirjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sirjan, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.085/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.085


Social anxiety is one of the common problems of the students. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between social phobia and creative thinking and problem solving of the teenage girls in a sample of the students in Sirjan city. This is a relationship research. To this end, 250 male and female students were selected through cluster random sampling. For data collection, Creativity Test (CT), problem solving methods questionnaire, and social phobia inventory were used that had acceptable reliability and validity. For statistical analysis, the mean and standard deviation were used for descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation and multiple regressions were used for inferential statistics. The results showed that all styles of problem solving and creativity R2=0.17 explain the variance of the social anxiety. Accordingly, it can be concluded that problem solving styles and creativity are can significantly explain social anxiety of the students.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017