Comparison of brain waves of couples with anxious personality with style people

Document Type : Original Article


1 Visiting Professor Payame Noor University of Ahvaz

2 Department of Counseling, Boroujerd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Boroujerd, Iran.

3 PhD of Motor Behavior.Department of Motor Behavior, Broujerd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Boroujerd, Iran.


Background and Aim: This study aims compare brain waves couples having an anxious personality with ordinary people. Couples with this disorder often experience stressful life together. This disorder reduces marital adjustment in their lives. Therefore, this study investigates and compares the brain waves couples with an anxious personality with ordinary people.
Analysis method: sample containing 40 couples was selected equally from both sexes by convenient sampling method. In the comparison group, 40 couples without anxious personality were also selected equally both sexes. These two groups were matched based the variables age, gender, and education level. Then, Collins & Read’s RAAS (Revised Adult Attachment Scale) and The Locke-Wallace’s MAT (Marital Adjustment Test) questionnaires were used identify personality disorder and attachment style couples and determine degree marital adjustment, respectively. Also, Quantitative Electroencephalogram (QEEG) was used to record electrical activity the brain. Then, data obtained SPS22 software was analyzed using statistical multivariate analysis variance analysis with respect its assumptions.
Results: The findings showed that beta brain waves men anxious personality and without are different in the PZ and F4 regions, (P>0.05). They also showed that there is significant and meaningful difference between alpha brain waves women with anxious personality and ordinary ones in F3, FZ, CZ, and PZ regions (P>0.05).
Conclusion: it can be generally concluded that brain waves men and women with an anxious personality are different.
Keywords: brain waves, personality, Electroencephalogram.


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