Volume 17, Issue 55 (3-2017)                   Zanko J Med Sci 2017, 17(55): 32-45 | Back to browse issues page

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rostami C, hosaini S M, yarahmadi Y. Evaluation of the Relationship between Information Processing Styles and Alexithymia (Case study covered women in Kermanshah Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation). Zanko J Med Sci. 2017; 17 (55) :32-45
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Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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Backgrounds and Aim: Alexithymia is an important psychological component that significantly associated with quality of lifestyle and on the other hand   explains the relationship between alexithymia and information processing styles so it can provide useful information. The aim of this study was to investigate information processing styles with alexithymia among women who were covered by the Committee of Imam Khomeini (RA) in Kermanshah.

Material and Methods: In this cross – correlation study  329 women by the charity of Imam Khomeini for sampling was conducted in Kermanshah, logical inventory data through questionnaires experience (ERI) and questionnaire alexithymia (AI) were collected, And then analyzed  by using Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis at the same time using spss20 

Results: The results showed that the logical processing style has a negative correlation with alexithymia even though can predict it, but light processing experience had no significant correlation with alexithymia. In other words, those with high processing lower alexithymia level can be predicted.

Conclusion: Therefore recommending individual or group mentoring programs besides supporting and treatment activities by regarding to the information processing styles. 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/09/15 | Accepted: 2017/01/8 | ePublished: 2017/04/1

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