International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

The effectiveness of cognitive - behavioral therapy and emotional disclosure on reducing students' anxiety in roshtkhars Payam Noor University

Fateme Tajia, Hasan Rahmanpour and Elahe Pourakbaran

Abstract: The aim of study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy, emotional Disclosure(spoken and written), in reducing test anxiety. The research is semi-experimental and design tools used in this study,is Beck Anxiety questionnaire. The study population included all male and female students studying in Roshtkhars pnu for masters in 93-92. After the primary screening test stress test randomly into 3 groups of 15 persons (2 groups) were classified as controls. Cognitive_ behavioral treatment group, 4 weeks, 2 sessions and each experimental group, the 2-week and 4-week session for spoken and written emotional expression individually, to see their therapist. After the sessions, the test was performed on both groups. For data analysis of covariance and t-test was used. The results showed that the experimental group after receiving training in their anxiety level of cognitivebehavioral therapy and treatment of emotional expression, showed significant changes.

Keywords: Emotional Disclosure (spoken and written), anxiety, cognitive-behavioral therapy

Page: 70-78

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017