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Amiri S, Ghasemi Gheshlagh M, Abbas Zadeh Z. Comparison of emotional structures (Ambivalence and Alexithymia) and personality traits based on brain-behavioral systems in patients and normal individuals . JSSU. 2018; 26 (1) :16-26
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-4183-en.html
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Introdution: Emotions and personality traits are the most important factors in medical problems caused by psychological factors. The purpose of the present study was to determine ambivalence over emotional expressiveness, alexithymia and personality traits in the patients with stomach ulcers and normal.
Methods: The method was descriptive-ex post facto and the study population included individuals with ilness in Urmia City and normal individuals. 60 individuals were selected through available sampling and matched with 60 normal individuals by using informed consent. In order to collect research data, ambivalence over emotional expressiveness questionnaire, alexithymia and personality traits questionnaires were distributed among the participants and data were analyzed using SPSS-22 software and descriptive indicators and multivariate and univariate analysis of variance.
Results: The results showed that emotional ambivalence and alexithymia in individuals with illness were different from the normal individuals. The individuals with stomach ulcers compared with normal individuals had experienced high levels of emotional expressiveness and alexithymia.
Conclusion: It seems inappropriate emotional levels can provide predisposing conditions for psychosomatic disorders and disease itself make them more susceptible to psychological damage. Therefore, interventions are required, in the order to reduce the risk of psychological damage and appropriate emotion regulation education.
Keywords: Emotion, Personality
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2017/05/2 | Accepted: 2017/06/3 | Published: 2018/05/7

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