Document Type: Original Article

Author of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran


The purpose of this study was to examine the compare of cognitive insight and separation anxiety in patients with generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The population consist of all patients with generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder referred to clinical centers of Ardabil. In this study 80 patients were selected. In this study were used of questionnaire of separation anxiety and cognitive insight. Data analysis included multivariate regression, pearson’s r correlations, regression analysis, ANOVA analyses with SPSS software (package of Spss / pc + + ver 21). The results showed that, the mean of your thinking and cognitive vision in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder more than patients with generalized anxiety disorder. According to the findings, the mean of discomfort due to separation, relax in the separation and cognitive insight in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder more than patients with generalized anxiety disorder.


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