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Investigate the Aspects of Personality Type D and its Relationship to the State Trait Anxiety in Med Students of Basic Science
Sorour Nematpour1, Forouzan Behrouzian1 and Bahareh Varposhti2*
1Psychiatry Department, School of Medicine, Golestan Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2Student Research Committee, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

According to their social and educational situation, med students are exposed to different kinds of anxiety and personality disorders. This study aimed to investigate the aspects of personality type D and its relationship to the state trait anxiety in med students of basic science. A cross- sectional descriptive design was selected for this study. 193 med student who were admitted to Ahvaz Jundishapur University in 1393, participated in this study. (Ds14) questionnaires of personality type D criteria and Spilberger state trait anxiety (STAI) questionnaire had been used as information gathering instrumentation. Student’s demographic information had also been derived using a separate questionnaire and was compared to the other results. SPSS and V22 softwares, Chisquare test and Spearman Correlation were used to analyze information statistically. The mean core of personality type D in students was 16.8 +_ 4.69, the mean core of trait anxiety was 39.5_+7.9 and the mean core of state anxiety was 39.4+_ 7.8. There was a meaningful correlation between personality type D and the state trait anxiety. Med students with personality type D, experience higher level of anxiety. Both negative feeling and social filters, accompany a higher level of anxiety.

Keywords: Personality type D, State trait anxiety, Medical student.
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Sorour Nematpour, Forouzan Behrouzian and Bahareh Varposhti. 2016. Investigate the Aspects of Personality Type D and its Relationship to the State Trait Anxiety in Med Students of Basic Science.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 4(10): 39-46
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.410.005