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Qom Univ Med Sci J 2017, 10(10): 61-68 Back to browse issues page
Prediction of Somatization on the Basis of Self-steem, Insomnia and Paranoid Thoughts in University Students
Farhad Ghadiri Sourman Abadi *1, Karim Abdolmohammadi 2, Jalil Babapour Kheyradin 3, Vahab Asl Rahimi 3
1- University of Tabriz , farhadghadiri17@yahoo.com
2- University of Allameh Tabatabaei
3- University of Tabriz
Abstract:   (865 Views)

Background and Objectives: Somatization is a somatoform disorder, which medical examinations are not able to explain its reason. In the present research, the role of self-esteem, insomnia, and paranoid thoughts was investigated in somatization disorder.

Methods: This descriptive and correlational study was conducted on all students studying at University of Tabriz in the academic year 2014-2015. A total of 270 subjects were selected using stratified random sampling method. In this research, Eysenck Self-Esteem Inventory, Insomnia Severity Index (ISI), Somatization Questionnaire (PHQ-15), and Green et al. Paranoid Thought Scales (GPTS) were used. Data were analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis tests.

Results: Correlation results indicated that somatization disorder has a significant positive relationship with paranoid thoughts and insomnia and a significant negative relationship with self-esteem. Also, based on the results of multiple regression analysis, Insomnia Index had the greatest ability to predict somatization disorder.

Conclusion: The findings of this research revealed that factors, such as insomnia, paranoid thoughts, and low self-esteem should be considered in the treatment of somatization disorder.

Keywords: Somatoform disorders, Self concept, Sleep disorders, Personality disorders
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: روانشناسی
Received: 2016/12/26 | Accepted: 2016/12/26 | Published: 2016/12/26
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Ghadiri Sourman Abadi F, Abdolmohammadi K, Babapour Kheyradin J, Asl Rahimi V. Prediction of Somatization on the Basis of Self-steem, Insomnia and Paranoid Thoughts in University Students. Qom Univ Med Sci J . 2017; 10 (10) :61-68
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