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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2018, 5(3): 22-37 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of mindfulness based stress reduction on executive function, cognitive flexibility in women with neuroticism trait in Esfahan city
Maryam Ghorbani , Maryam Najafi , Sedigheh Rezaei Dehnavi
Department psychology, payam noor university
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Introduction: The neuroticism is persons tend to experience the negative emotions as anxiety, depression and anger and considered as a risk factor for a wide spectrum from affective disorders.
Aim: The purpose of this study wase to determine the effectiveness of mindfulness based stress reduction on executive function, cognitive flexibility in women with neuroticism.
Method: The method this research was quasi –experimental with per –test and post –test follow –up design whit control and experimental groups. The statistical population consisted of all women with neuroticism in Esfahan city in spring 2017 that among they 30 women with this trait selected with available sampling and were randomly devidfd in to an experimental and a control group (15 each). All subject assessed in each group by stroop test (lezak, 2004), the tower of London test ( Tehrani doost at all , 2003( at pre and past test. for experimental group conducted mindfulness based strees reduction sessions.
Results: According to the finding this research could use from mindfulness based stress reduction on executive function and cognitive flexibility in women.
Conclusion: The result of analysis of covariance showed that at post test, the experimental group showed a significant improvement in self efficacy and its sub-scales inclouding executive function and cognitive flexibility (p <0/05).
Keywords: Mindfulness based stress reduction, executive function, cognitive flexibility, neuroticism trait.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/23 | Accepted: 2018/09/2 | Published: 2018/09/16
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ghorbani M, najafi M, Rezaei Dehnavi S. Effectiveness of mindfulness based stress reduction on executive function, cognitive flexibility in women with neuroticism trait in Esfahan city. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2018; 5 (3) :22-37
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