Early maladaptive schema and mental health: A case study approach
Sanaz Kalateh Jari, Halimeh Aghaee
The present study is aimed to study the relation of early maladaptive scheme with students’ mental health; therefore‚ a number of 88 students were chosen through normal multi_stage random sampling method and three types of questionnaires of demographic‚ general health‚ and early maladaptive scheme of young were distributed among the samples and Cronbach’s alpha was measured using SPSS to examine schemes of instability/ abandonment‚ distrust and ill-treatment, emotional deprivation‚ defects / shame‚ social isolation / alienation‚ dependence and incompetence‚ vulnerability to losses‚ self-undeveloped/ occupied‚ failure‚ entitlement/ grandiosity‚ continue and insufficient self-discipline‚ obedience‚ sacrifice‚ emotional inhibition‚ unrelenting standards/ extreme reproach‚ and scales of physical symptoms‚ anxiety symptoms‚ sleep disorder‚ social function and symptoms of depression. The result showed‚ the closer the coefficient to one‚ it would be more suitable. In the study‚ an acceptable level of reliability of questionnaires was reached regarding the research variables.