Author(s): Pervin NEDÄ°M BAL

This research was conducted to examine the effect of social phobia group psycho-training program on university students. The research was carried out with 65 students in Fatih University in Istanbul, in 2013-2014 academic year. From 65 students 16 students who have high social phobia were chosen as the study group and then eight students were randomly selected as experimental group, and the other eight students as control group. Data was obtained by Social Anxiety Scale which was developed by Liebowitz. This research was designed as an experimental model with pre-test, posttest control group. For statistical analysis of the study, the data was tested with Mann- Whitney-U and Wilcoxon tests. As a result of the study, it was seen that social phobia group psycho-training program which consisted of nine sessions decreased the social phobia levels of the students.


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