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mahmood alilou M, heydari aghdam B. THE EFFECTIVNESS OF EMOTION REGULATION AND MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON BULIMIA NERVOSA SYMPTOMS. Studies in Medical Sciences 2019; 29 (12) :888-895
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-4477-en.html
MSc Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Urmia, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , baharak.heydariaghdam@gmail.com
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Background & Aims: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of mindfulness and emotion regulation training on improving bulimia nervosa. To so, the body image, depression and anxiety of these individuals were examined during the study
Materials and Method: This study was carried out in the framework of a single-case experimental design using a step-by-step multiple baseline design. The samples of this study were 3 individuals living in Urmia who were diagnosed with bulimia nervosa (based on DSM5 criterai) and were selected and voluntarily entered the training program. The training program was designed according to the proposed McKay, Wood and Brentley protocol and was planned to improve the symptoms of bulimia nervosa in 10 sessions. Each session was evaluated with BULIMIA, MBSRQ, BDI and BAI tests. At the end of the self-help plan, a follow-up measure was made one month later.
Results: The results showed that following the one-month follow-up training of emotion regulation and mindfulness training, 54.71% of the symptoms improved. After the interventions, 39.39% improvement was observed in body image, 28.17% in depression and 45.44% in anxiety.
Discussion and Conclusion: The findings of this study indicated that emotion regulation and mindfulness improved the symptoms of bulimia nervosa disorder and other associated problems, such as defective perception of body image and mood problems such as depression, anxiety, and Emotional dysregulation.
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Type of Study: Clinical trials | Subject: روانپزشکی

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