عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was to compare of worry, obsession and rumination in individual with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Major Depression Disorder (MDD(, and normal individual. For this purpose, in an ex-post factor study, 28 patients with GAD, 28 patients with OCD, 28 patients with MDD and 28 normal individual were selected by available sampeling method. The groups were matched in demographic characteristics whit each other. The participates completed Penn State Worry Questionnaire, Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, the Revised Obsessive- Compulsive Inventory- and Ruminative Response Scale. Data were analyzed by SPSS-16 software, using Univariate Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). The results showed that, there Were significant differences between GAD group with MDD and normal groups in pathological worry. In contrast, there Was not significant differences between GAD and OCD groups, 2- There were significant differences between OCD group with GAD, MDD and normal groups in obsession, 3- There Were significant differences between MDD group with GAD and normal groups in rumination. In contrast, there Was not significant differences between MDD and OCD groups. In sum, results showed that recurrent thoughts Were principle feature in GAD, OCD and MDD. In other word, worry, obsession and rumination are contiguous constructs that effected anxiety and depression symptoms and result in exacerbate and maintenance GAD, OCD and MDD.