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Mikaeili N, Rahimzadegan S, Taheri H. The role of perseverative thinking and Cognitive-attentional syndrome in predicting students' depression. SJNMP 2022; 8 (2) :31-43
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1- Faculty of Educational Science and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili , nmikaeili@uma.ac.ir
2- Faculty of Educational Science and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran
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Background & Aim: Depression is a common problem among young people that can affect their mental health. This study aimed to investigate the role of perseverative thinking and Cognitive-attentional syndrome in predicting students' depression.
Materials & Methods: The current study is correlational. All students enrolled in the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili during the academic year 2021–2022 made up the research's statistical population. The research sample included 278 people selected by the cluster sampling method. The tools of this research included Ehring perseverative Thinking Questionnaire (2010), Wells' Cognitive-Attentional Syndrome Questionnaire (2009), and Beck Depression Questionnaire - Second Edition (1996). Analysis of the information obtained from the implementation of questionnaires, and was done through SPSS23 software and Pearson correlation and multiple regression methods.
Results: The research results showed that there is a significant positive relationship between perseverative thinking and depression (p<0.01) and between cognitive-attentional syndrome and depression (p<0.01) in students. Also, perseverative thinking and cognitive-attentional syndrome predict depression in students positively and significantly (p<0.01).
Conclusion: This research shows the important role of perseverative thinking and cognitive-attentional syndrome to prevent the development of depression.
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Received: 2022/11/28 | Revised: 2022/12/25 | Accepted: 2022/12/7 | Published: 2022/12/7 | ePublished: 2022/12/7

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