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Construction and Validity and reliability of Survey of Marital Pathology Woman with Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality

Somaye Hashemi Mofrad 1 , Rezvano Sadat Jazayeri 1 , * , Maryam Fatehizade 1 , Ozra Etemadi 1 and Mohammadreza Abedi 1
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1 Department of Counseling, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: March 2018, 20 (3); e62119
  • Published Online: March 31, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 10, 2017
  • Revised: December 20, 2017
  • Accepted: March 11, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.62119

To Cite: Hashemi Mofrad S, Jazayeri R S, Fatehizade M, Etemadi O, Abedi M. Construction and Validity and reliability of Survey of Marital Pathology Woman with Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2018 ; 20(3):e62119. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.62119.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion and Conclusions
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