عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to compare emotional regulation and paranoid thoughts in people with sleep problems. The research design was causal-comparative. The study population consisted of people with sleep problems who referred to sleep clinics in Tehran in the second half of the 2018 year. Research tools were Emotional Adjustment Questionnaire (Garnefsky et al., 2001 & Moro (1991) and Green's et al. (2008) Paranoid Thought Questionnaire. Univariate analysis of variance and t of two independent groups analysis of was used to analyze the data. Findings of the study showed that normal people in positive emotion regulation scored higher in clinical group and negative emotion regulation score in clinical group was significantly higher than normal group. At the same time, paranoid thoughts in people with sleep problems are far greater than in the normal group (p<0.005). Therefore, it can be said that people who have less emotional regulation and more paranoid thoughts are more likely to have sleep problems.