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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2018, 5(5): 53-68 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of cognitive therapy based on mindfulness on positive affect, psychological flexibility and mind-awareness components of people With depression symptoms
Mitra Goudarzi , Neda Ghasemi , Fazlollah Mirderikvand , Simin GholamreZaei
Psychology Department, Lorestan University, Khoram Abad, Iran.
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Introduction: Depression is recognized as one of the most common disabling and recurrent disorders with changes in emotional, cognitive, and neurobiological functions over a two-weekperiod.
Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of cognitive therapy based on mindfulness on positive affect, psychological flexibility and mind-awareness components of people with depression symptoms.
Method: The research method was semi-experimental with control and experimental group as pre-test and post-test. 30 students with depression symptoms were selected using purposeful sampling. They were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups. The experimental group received 8 sessions of cognitive therapy based on mind-awareness while the control group received no training at al. Beck Depression Inventory, Acceptance and Practice Questionnaire-II (AAQ-II), Positive and Negative Affect Scale, and Five-Point Mindfulness Questionnaire were used for data collection.
Results: The results showed that cognitive therapy based on Mindfulness increases the scores of the experimental group in the positive affection, psychological flexibility and component of mindfulness and decreased levels of negative affect.
Conclusion: cognitive therapy based on Mindfulness is effective to enhance positive affec, psychological flexibility and mindfulness components.
Keywords: Cognitive therapy based on mindfulness, Positive affect, Psychological flexibility, Mindfulness components, Depression
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/06/2 | Accepted: 2018/10/20
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Goudarzi M, Ghasemi N, Mirderikvand F, GholamreZaei S. The Effectiveness of cognitive therapy based on mindfulness on positive affect, psychological flexibility and mind-awareness components of people With depression symptoms. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2018; 5 (5) :53-68
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Volume 5, Issue 5 (Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2018) Back to browse issues page
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