Relationship between Schemas and Child-rearing Styles with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Students of Iran University of Science and Technology

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.A Graduated in Department of Clinical Psychology, College of Humanities, Varamin- Pishva Branch, Islamic Azad University, Varamin, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D in Department of General Psychology, College of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University of Tehran, Tehran, Tehran, Iran



Background: Generally, primary maladaptive schemas and child-rearing styles are variables that affect behaviors of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the relationship between schemas and child-rearing styles with obsessive-compulsive disorder in the students of Iran University of Science and Technology in 2017. Material and Methods: Research method was practical in terms of objective; it was descriptive-correlational in terms of data collection method. The statistical population of the present study consisted of all students with obsession ((BA students of Iran University of Science and Technology (240 students)); out of whom 150 individuals were selected as a sample size (through Cochran sample size formula), using a convenience sampling method. Data collection was done based on early maladaptive schemas questionnaire, child-rearing styles questionnaire, and Yeel Brown's (1989) obsessive-compulsive disorder questionnaire. The analysis of the data obtained from implementing the questionnaires was done through SPSS19 software in two sections: descriptive and inferential (Pearson Correlation Coefficient and Multifold Regression). Results: Results showed that there was a relationship between early maladaptive schemas and obsessive-compulsive disorder of students (P