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A Pilot Study of Group Sandplay Therapy on College Students with Social Anxiety

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DOI: 10.23977/appep.2024.050107 | Downloads: 3 | Views: 101


Li Peipei 1, Zhang Jingxian 1, Jiang Tao 1


1 Hainan Medical University, Haikou City, Hainan Province, 571199, China

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Zhang Jingxian


In order to investigate the intervention effect of group sandplay therapy on social anxiety among college students, a pilot study was conducted using the Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS). Both online and offline questionnaire distribution methods were employed. The results indicate favorable outcomes for the Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS) with a KMO of 0.894 and a Cronbach's alpha of 0.845. The conclusion drawn is that the Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS) can be utilized for measuring social anxiety among Chinese university students, warranting further experimental research.


Group Sandplay Therapy; Pilot Study; Social Anxiety; College Students; Interaction Anxiousness Scale


Li Peipei, Zhang Jingxian, Jiang Tao, A Pilot Study of Group Sandplay Therapy on College Students with Social Anxiety. Applied & Educational Psychology (2024) Vol. 5: 48-52. DOI:


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