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The Relationship of Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Integrative Self-knowledge with Conformity

Javid Takjoo, Mohammad MehradSadr, Peyman Mamsharifi, Zohreh Rafezi, Zahra Dehghani Ahmadabad




Introduction: conformity is the change of behavior or attitude influenced by real or imagined presence of others. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between cognitive emotion, integrative self-knowledge and conformity among young people in Red Crescent Society in West Azerbaijan. Methods: Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and hierarchical regression analysis. 260 members of Red Crescent Society in West Azerbaijan were selected through random cluster sampling method. Participants completed group conformity L-72 (GCL-72), cognitive emotion regulation (CERQ) and integrative self-knowledge (ISQ) questionnaires. Results: The results showed there was a negative significant relationship between integrative selfknowledge and adaptive strategies of cognitive emotion regulation with conformity. (p<0.01). There was a significant negative relationship between integrative self-knowledge and conformity (p<0.01) and). There was also a significant negative relationship between integrative selfknowledge and conformity (p<0.01). The results of hierarchical regression analysis showed that integrative self-knowledge and adaptive strategies of cognitive emotion regulation could explain 23% of conformity variance significantly (p<0.01) and Partial Beta Coefficient of integrative self- knowledge (P<0.01) and adaptive strategies (P<0.01) are respectively (-0.074) and (0.156). Conclusion: Overall the results showed integrative self-knowledge and adaptive strategies of cognitive emotion predict conformity Declaration of Interest: None.


Conformity, Integrative self-knowledge, Cognitive emotion regulation, Social influence.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/ijabs.v5i4.24304


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