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heshmati R, mirzamohammad S, hamedsobhi A, afshari F, nazari E, doodkanloo H. The Role of Developed, Undeveloped and Neuroticism Defense Styles in Predicting Chronic Pain . JAP. 2018; 9 (2) :74-82
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5374-en.html
1- university of tabriz , psy.heshmati@gmail.com
2- university of tabriz
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 Aims and background: Defensive styles play an important role in intrapersonal and interpersonal experiences. One of the most important experiences is experiencing pain. In previous researches, the relationship between different styles of defense with experience of chronic pain is not clear. So, the aim of this study was to examine the role of developed defense styles, undeveloped ones  and neuroticism in predicting chronic pain. Materials and methods: In a retrospective, descriptive-correlation and cross-sectional study, 150 college students of Tabriz university, were selected with using available sampling method. Mc Gill’s psychological pain questionnaire and defense style questionnaire were used for data collection. Findings: Pearson’s correlation and multiple-regression were used for data analysis. Results of the study showed that neuroticism and undeveloped variables predict chronic pain.Also, developed variable has decisive role to  avoid pain experience. Conclusion: According to the results, we can conclude that developed, undeveloped and neuroticism defense styles have a determining role in chronic pain. So it is suggested to use psychological treatment to correct defense styles in chronic pain patients.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Chronic pain managment
Received: 2018.03.5 | Accepted: 2018.06.11 | Published: 2018.12.11

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