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Amirsardari L, Azari S, Esmali Kooraneh A. The Relationship between Religious Orientation, and Gender with a Cognitive Distortion. IJPBS. 2014; 8 (3) :84-89
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-422-en.html

Department of Psychology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, West Azarbayjan, Iran.
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Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between religious orientation (intrinsic–external) and cognitive distortions. Methods: General design of this study considered as a descriptive and correlational method. Universal population in this research consist all students of the Urmia Azad University, which were studying during 2012 and 2013 (n = 250). All respondents filled the Alports religious and cognitive distortions questionnaires. The answers were analyzed with step by step regression and correlation method. Results: The research showed a significant relationship between the religious orientation and cognitive distortions (p < 0.005) (p < 0.001). Conclusion: The results suggest that religious orientation is an important factor in cognitive distortions and individuals with intrinsic religious orientation have less cognitive distortion.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2014/08/10 | Accepted: 2014/08/10 | Published: 2014/08/10

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