The Comparison of Early Maladaptive Schemas and Cognitive Emotion Regulation Styles in Patient with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID) and Normal Group

Rahim Yousefi



Psychological factors have important role in vulnerability and maintenance of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID). The aims of present study was the comparison of early maladaptive schemas and cognitive emotion regulation styles in FGID patients and normal group.

Materials and Method:

For this purpose from Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders population that referred to therapeutic centers of Urmia city selected , 90 patient with  FGID diagnosis  and 90 normal group selected by purposive sampling. Data collected by YSQ-SF and CERQ, then analyzed by MANOVA method.


Findings shows that two group significantly differed of early maladaptive schemas particularly in Impaired Limits and Over vigilance and Inhibition domains, but there was not relation in cognitive emotion regulation styles.


Early maladaptive schemas can be influence Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID), and should be considered.


Early Maladaptive Schemas; Emotion Regulation; Gastrointestinal Disorders

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