Explaining Corona Anxiety based on Intolerance of Uncertainty, Psychological Hardiness, and Social Support with the Mediation of Rumination

Document Type : Original Article


1 MA of Clinical Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran.

2 MA of General Psychology, Bu Ali Sina University, Hamadan, Iran.


Objective The aim of this study investigation to  the mediating function of rumination in the relationship between social support, psychological hardiness, and intolerance of indecision with corona anxiety.
Methods  . The present study was a descriptive correlation with equation structural analysis. The sample of that choose in Ardabil city, in which 300 people participated in the research online and through virtual networks. Questionnaires of rumination, uncertainty intolerance, corona anxiety, social support and psychological hardiness were used to gather data.. Analysis were performed using equation structural modeling and SPSS.
Results  The results indicate that direction routes of social support, psychological hardiness, and intolerance to corona anxiety were significant (p<0.05). The study of indirection relationships that rumination mediates between social support, psychological stubbornness, and intolerance of uncertainty with corona anxiety. The method of present study in the research has a good fit. So that intolerance of uncertainty negatively, psychological hardiness, and social support positively affected corona anxiety mediated by rumination.
Conclusion    These results by identifying the factors effective corona anxiety can be useful strategies for professionals to intervene and reduce anxiety period of corona disease