The Comparison of Attachment Styles, Problem Solving Styles and Sensitivity Anxiety in Cardiovascular Diseases and Normal Individuals

Document Type : Research Article


M. A. in Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili



Cardiovascular disease as one of the most disabling diseases of man around the world, particularly in terms of psychological characteristics are considered. This study compared attachment styles, problem solving styles and sensitivity anxiety in cardiovascular diseases and normal Individual. 40 person (20disease, 20 normal) were selected thought random cluster sampling procedure from among a population of cardiovascular diseases in Ardabil. Data were collected using the attachment styles Hazan , Shaver Questionnaire, problem solving styles Cassidy, Long and sensitivity Anxiety Reiss, Peterson Questionnaire and multivariate analysis of variance used for data analysis. These finding imply that among attachment styles, problem solving and sensitivity anxiety differences in cardiovascular diseases and normal individuals. Results showed that cardiovascular diseases used higher avoidance and ambivalence attachment than normal individual. Result also showed that normal individual used higher safety attachment than cardiovascular diseases. Result also showed that cardiovascular diseases higher inability, controlling , avoidance than normal individual and normal individual used higher creativity, trust, tendency than cardiovascular diseases. Result also showed that cardiovascular diseases used higher physical, cognitive, social worries than normal individuals. Overall the finding indicated that attachment styles, Problem solving styles and sensitivity anxiety are important component discrimination cardiovascular diseases with normal individual. The suggestion in future more research about another variables in cardiovascular diseases until provide prediction program for this diseases.


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Volume 1, Issue 3 - Serial Number 3
November 2021
Pages 49-58
  • Receive Date: 11 August 2021
  • Revise Date: 12 September 2021
  • Accept Date: 14 October 2021
  • First Publish Date: 01 November 2021