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Adami Z, Alilou M M, Nazari M A. The Comparison of Emotional Working Memory Capacity in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder and Normal Subjects. Advances in Cognitive Science. 2019; 20 (4) :35-45
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1- Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, department of Psychology, Tabriz University
2- Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Tabriz University
3- Associate Professor, department of Psychology, cognitive neuroscience laboratory, Department of Psychology, Tabriz University
Abstract:   (585 Views)

Objects: The aim of the present study was to comparing of Emotional Working Memory Capacity in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) and Normal Subjects.
Method: In this study, 22 client with Social Anxiety Disorder and 21 normal individuals were selected accessibility. The subject completed Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN) and emotional working memory task that researcher has made it .The gathered data is analyzed by SPSS-18 and descriptive statistic index and Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA).
Results: the result showed that there are significant difference in neutral stimulus between two groups SAD and normal subjects which is to great advantage of normal subjects. Also, results showed significant difference in emotional stimulus between two groups SAD and normal subjects that again the normal individual is beneficiary.
Conclusion: Anxiety affects severely the function of working memory; so, in persons who are suffer from social anxiety disorder, simultaneously cognitive processing like worry and rumination could be attributed to their deficiency in working memory. It's suggested that this cognitive processing diminish working memory sources and negatively influences the function.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/01/29 | Accepted: 2017/11/30 | Published: 2019/01/28

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