The comparison of psychological well-being and defense mechanisms in stuttereing and non stuttering students

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate professor, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

2 Assistant Professor, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences.

3 MA. In psychology, University of Mohaghegh ardabili



The purpose of this study was to compare psychological well-being and
defense mechanisms in stuttering and non stuttering students.The sample
included 15 stuttering and 15 non stuttering students who were stuttering
student Random sampling and non-stuttering student the cloning methods
according to age and education status were selected. For data collection, the
Psychological Well-being Scale and Defense Mechanisms Questionnaire
were used. Data were analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance.The
results showed that there are significant differences between the
psychological well-being and defense mechanisms of stuttering and non
stuttering students (p<0.01). In fact, the psychological well-being of
stuttering students was lower than that of non stuttering students. Also
results showed that stuttering students used more immature defense


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