نوع مقاله : Original Article(s)
استادیار روانشناسی، گروه علوم تربیتی، دانشکدهی علوم انسانی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد نیشابور، مشهد، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Social phobia disorder is an example of anxiety disorders in which anxiety appears in some certain situatins or against special objects (out of his personality), while they are not dangerous. As a result, the person avoids these situations or objects seriously or endures them with intense anxiety.Methods: This semi experimental research was done to compare the effectiveness of gradual systematic desensitization and assertive training techniques and also their combination (in comparison with the control group) in the treatment of social phobia disorder. In this research thirty two people suffered from social phobia (between 18 and 22 years, both single and married) were chosen and divided to three treatment and control groups randomly. The main purpose of this research was to analyze the results of different therapeutic methods (curing methos) in treating social phobia in the end of relief period and to observe them in a period of three months after the relief. To gather data heeded, clinical interview and self-report forms were used. Then the data were analyzed by means of vair-lind-anlalysis and tuky-t tests.Finding: The curing methods of gradual systematic desensitization, assertive training and the combination of these two were effective only during the treatment period and their effectiveness reduces after treatment. Meanwhile, the combined therapy was more effective than each of them separately.