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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2020, 13(3): 240-249 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of the Effectiveness of Attention Training Techniques and Mental Immunization Training in Anxiety and Worry of Adolescents
university of maragheh , zhashemi1320@gmail.com
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Introduction: Anxiety and worry affect the academic performance of adolescent students. In this regard, various treatment methods including Mental Immunization Training and attention training have been suggested by researchers to reduce anxiety and worry. The aim of the present study was to compare and evaluate the effectiveness of these two treatments on the anxiety and worry of talented adolescent students in Maragheh city, Iran.
Methods: This research was a semi-experimental study with pre-test and post-test design and control group. The statistical population of this study consisted of all talented adolescent students in Maragheh. From the mentioned community, 45 people were selected by purposive sampling method and replaced in three groups. The two treatment groups received corresponding treatments and completed the Pen Anxiety Inventory (Mir et al., 1990) and the Anxiety Inventory (Beck et al. 1998) for data collection. Research data were analyzed by multifactorial analysis of variance in SPSS software.
Results: The results of the study showed that both treatments, compared to the waiting list, succeeded in reducing studentschr('39') symptoms (p <0.0001). The results also showed that the attention training technique was more effective in the anxiety variable than the stress inoculation training.
Conclusion: As a conclusion, it can be said that both methods of attention training and Mental Immunization Training were effective in reducing the severity of anxiety, and attention training technique can be considered as one of the effective techniques in reducing studentschr('39') anxiety.
Keywords: Attention Training Technique, Stress inoculation training, Worry, Anxiety.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2019/06/16 | Accepted: 2019/06/26 | Published: 2020/08/22
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HASHEMI Z. Comparison of the Effectiveness of Attention Training Techniques and Mental Immunization Training in Anxiety and Worry of Adolescents. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2020; 13 (3) :240-249
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