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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2020, Vol. 16(5) 275-287

Teacher Candidates’ Cognitive Avoidance and Intolerance of Uncertainty Predicting Alexithymia

Esra Tekel & Hamdi Korkman

pp. 275 - 287   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2020.277.17   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2009-04-0006

Published online: October 09, 2020  |   Number of Views: 5  |  Number of Download: 17


Abstract

The aim of this research is to examine whether teacher candidates’ cognitive avoidance and intolerance of uncertainty predict alexithymia. The study was designed as correlational design. 254 senior students in Faculty of Education who were selected by simple random sampling method participated in the study. 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20), Cognitive Avoidance Scale, and Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale were used to collect data. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis were conducted to analyse data. According to results, intolerance of uncertainty and cognitive avoidance explain 20% of total variance for alexithymia.

Keywords: Alexithymia, Cognitive Avoidance, Intolerance of Uncertainty, Teacher Candidate


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Tekel, E. & Korkman, H. (2020). Teacher Candidates’ Cognitive Avoidance and Intolerance of Uncertainty Predicting Alexithymia . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(5), 275-287. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2020.277.17

Harvard
Tekel, E. and Korkman, H. (2020). Teacher Candidates’ Cognitive Avoidance and Intolerance of Uncertainty Predicting Alexithymia . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(5), pp. 275-287.

Chicago 16th edition
Tekel, Esra and Hamdi Korkman (2020). "Teacher Candidates’ Cognitive Avoidance and Intolerance of Uncertainty Predicting Alexithymia ". International Journal of Progressive Education 16 (5):275-287. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2020.277.17.

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