The Irrational Thoughts among Najran University Students and Its Relation with Some Variables

Najeh Mohammad Zawahreh, Ahmed Mohammed Bani Ismail

Abstract


The current study aimed to identify the irrational thoughts among Najran University students and its relationship with some variables [gender, academic level, type of college “humanities, scientific”].To achieve the objectives of the study, Albert Ellis’ Irrational Beliefs Scale was utilized, which was modified and developed by Alrihani (1987) to keep up with the Arab environment. The sample consisted of (293) male and female students from various colleges of Najran University, who randomly chosen. The results showed that the irrational thoughts spread moderately, and the study indicated that there are statistical differences in the degree of spread due to gender in favor of males; the study also revealed that there are statistical differences in the degree of spread due to college type in favor of colleges of humanities. It also showed that there are statistical differences in the degree of spread due to the academic level in favor of the first and second levels.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jse.v6i3.9434

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