publication . Article . 2017

Effectiveness of “Task Concentration Training” in Reducing the Anxiety Symptoms in Individuals with Social Anxiety Disorder

K. Golmohammadi; M.R. Shairi; M.A. Asghari Moghaddam;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Quarterly of Horizon of Medical Sciences, volume 23, pages 21-26 (issn: 1735-1855, eissn: 2252-0805, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: CASRP: Center of Advanced Scientific Research and Publications
Aims: As a common disorder, the social anxiety disorder is characterized by the persistent fear of social situations and severe physical and mental reactions. Its prevalence and effect being noticed, different psychotherapy methods were raised to reduce or annihilate it. The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of task-concentration training technics on the social anxiety symptom reduction in persons with social anxiety. Materials & Methods: In the controlled pretest-posttest quasi-experimental study, 20 students with social anxiety disorder were studied in Shahed University in 2014-15 academic year. The subjects, selected via stepwise cluster sam...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Social Anxiety Disorder, Task Concentration Training, Clinical psychology, Medicine, business.industry, business, Social anxiety, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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