Журнал психологии и психотерапии

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The Prediction of Fear of Death Based on Early Maladaptive Schemas (Failure, Vulnerability) and Psychosocial Flexibility in Master Degree Students of Islamic Azad University, Hamadan Branch

Amin Daraee, Nasrollah Erfani, Mohammad Esmaeil Ebrahimi, Tina Hamimi

Death anxiety is a form of depression that is considered to be a major syndrome of mental illness and anxiety due to death and fear. Death anxiety is real anxiety and one of the most important components in people’s health, which can be associated with important variables, including maladaptive schemas and psychological flexibility. Therefore, the goal of the research was to predict the fear of death based on the maladaptive schemas and the psychological flexibility of students. The research method is a correlation. The statistical population consisted of all master’s degree students of the Islamic Azad University of Hamadan in the academic year of 2017-2018. The sample size was determined based on the Teaching and Fidel (2013) rules of 107 people selected by stratified random sampling. Data were

Collected using questionnaires of Templar death anxiety, Young Schematic, and Harris Psychological Flexibility. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 24 using descriptive statistics presenting abundance tables and dispersion indicators and inferential method using the k-s test. To analyze the hypotheses we have analyzed the information by investigating the normal distribution of data and Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regressions. Data analysis showed based on early maladaptive schemas and psychological flexibility, we can predict the fear of death in students of the master’s degree of the Islamic Azad University of Hamadan.