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| Published: September 23, 2018

Comparative Study of the Components of Rumination of Anger in Patients with Depression and Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Narges Hendiani

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

, Mahdieh Salehi

Assistant Professor in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Nadia Madanipour

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Ashtian, Ashtian, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.064/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.64

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Introduction: The purpose of this study was to compare anger rumination in patients with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Methods: The research method was causal-comparative. The statistical population of the present study included all patients with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder in Qom city in 2016-2017. The sampling method was available in this study, 120 of which were selected from the research population. The used instrument was anger rumination questionnaire (ARS). Data were analyzed by t-student statistical method of two independent groups. Findings: Results showed that the scales of anger rumination were different in the two groups of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (p = 0/00). Thus, the amount of anger rumination in patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder is higher than those who are depressed (p = 0/00). Conclusion: The findings of this study, while having practical aspects in this domain, can be valuable in planning remedial procedures.

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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Ashtian, Ashtian, Iran @ parsianfu@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.064/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.64

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018

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