Jealousy and dysfunctional cognitive schemas



The goal of this study was to research the connections between the likelihood of experiencing romantic jealousy, dysfunctional cognitive schemas and symptoms of emotional problems. The study granted support for the hypotheses. Individuals with high-intensity jealousy are characterized by increased indexes of depression and anxiety. They also tend to use dysfunctional coping mechanisms more often.

General Information

Keywords: romantic jealousy, cognitive schemas, coping strategies, depression anxiety.

Journal rubric: Empirical Researches

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Garanyan N.G., Serebryanaja A. Jealousy and dysfunctional cognitive schemas. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2013. Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 20–41. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Natalia G. Garanyan, Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Associate Professor, leading researcher at the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, member of the editorial board of the journal "Consultative Psychology and Psychotherapy", Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Anna Serebryanaja, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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