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This study aims to examine the mediating role of the need for absolute truth variable in the relationship between intolerance to uncertainty, depression, and generalized anxiety disorder. The sample of the study consisted of 314 participants between the ages of 18-65, at least high school graduates voluntarily, by convenience sampling method. Sociodemographic Information Form, the Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale Short Form, the Need for Absolute Truth Scale, the Beck Depression Scale, and the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scales were applied to the participants to get data. Pearson correlation analyses and regression analyses were applied to the data. According to the results, the need for absolute truth partially mediated the relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and depression. Besides, the need for absolute truth had a partial mediating role in the relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and generalized anxiety disorder.
Keywords: Absolute truth; anxiety; anxiety disorder; depression; uncertainty.
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