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Introduction: Social phobia disorder is considered among the anxiety disorders in which anxiety appears in certain situations or against special non threatening objects. As a result, the person avoids these situations or objects completely or endures them with intense anxiety. The present study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of emotional regulation strategies training on reduction of fear of positive evaluation of male adolescence students suffering from social phobia disorder.
Materials and Methods: This study was a experimental with pretest-posttest design. From Twenty male adolescence tenth graders suffering from social phobia disorder were selected through multistage cluster sampling, and were randomly placed into two groups of experiment (10 persons) and control (10 persons). The data collection included clinical interview, Liebowitz Scale for Children and Adolescents Social Anxiety and The Fear of Positive Evaluation Scale of Weeks. 7 sessions of emotional regulation strategies training were implemented for the experimental group. The control group received no intervention. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 16 and ANOVA.
Results: The results indicated that there was a significant difference between the two groups after the emotional regulation strategies training for the students suffering from social phobia disorder (P