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The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study

Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI, Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH.

Abstract
Aim: This study aimed to compare the behavioral activation systems between students with test anxiety (TA) and without TA.
Methods: This study included undergraduate students registered at the Medical Science University of during 2009-2010. The selected female students (N=300) completed Test Anxiety Scale (TAS) and Gray-Wilson personality questionnaire (GWPQ) and 100 students who have obtained the lowest and highest scores in TA questionnaire, were further compared according to Grays Brine-Behavioral questionnaire. Data were analyzed using a T-test.
Results: The results showed that samples were significantly different in total scores of Gray-Wilson personality questionnaire. In terms of subscales of Gray-Wilson personality questionnaire, there was a significant difference between the two groups in the behavioral inhabitation system (BIS) and fight -flight system (FFS) but no significant differences found between two groups in the behavioral activation system (BAS).
Conclusion: Test Anxiety was corresponded with brain systems behavior theory, and anxiety increased in the avoidance system activation.

Key words: Behavioral inhibition system, Behavioral activation system, Students


 
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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH. The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study. JCBPR. 2015; 4(3): 141-146. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396


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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH (2015) The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study. JCBPR, 4 (3), 141-146. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396



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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH. 2015. The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 4 (3), 141-146. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396



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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH. "The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 4 (2015), 141-146. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396



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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH. "The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 4.3 (2015), 141-146. Print. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396



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Amir ABDOLHOSSEINI, Najmeh SAFARIOLYAEI, Pooyesh GANJI , Ali Morad Heidari GORJI, Roya BALLAZADEH (2015) The Survey of Behavioral Systems in Relation to Test Anxiety: A Comparative Study. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 4 (3), 141-146. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.175396