• Diba Alinezhad Islamic Azad University
  • Mohammad Ismaeel Ebrahimi Islamic Azad University


The purpose of this study was to predict anxiety based on intellectual rumination and irrational beliefs in students of Islamic Azad University of Hamadan. The method used in this study was descriptive-correlational method. The statistical population consisted of all students of Islamic Azad University of Hamadan during the academic year 2017-2018; of these, 380 were selected by relative sampling method. Questionnaires were used for data collection, Beck Anxiety Questionnaire, Trainer Hypervisor, Gonzalez, and Nulen-Huximaa Questionnaire and Four-factor Irrational Beliefs Questionnaire in Ahvaz. Findings showed that intellectual rumination and irrational beliefs can predict anxiety in students. Therefore, it can be said that intellectual rumination and irrational beliefs may be anxious for students by decreasing positive emotional states and increasing emotional feelings.

Biografia do Autor

Diba Alinezhad, Islamic Azad University

Department of Psychology, Hamadan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamadan, Iran.

Mohammad Ismaeel Ebrahimi, Islamic Azad University

Department of Psychology, Hamadan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamadan, Iran Corresponding Author.


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