Volume 23, Issue 5 (Biomonthly Dec-ـJan 2012)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2012, 23(5): 521-530 | Back to browse issues page

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Golmohammadnezhad Bahrami G R, Soleimannezhad A, Alizadeh S. INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR REDUCING WEIGHT ON OBESE OR OVERWEIGHT AND DEPRESSED PEOPLE. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2012; 23 (5) :521-530
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1495-en.html
Psychology Department, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran , Dr. A.solan@gmail.com
Abstract:   (9309 Views)

  Background & Aims: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive therapy for reducing weight on obese or overweight and depressed people.

  Materials & Methods: Present study is a quasi-experimental study with pretest and post test that was performed on 30 female students by completing MMPI questionnaire and Beck depression test, body mass index .

  Results: The data were analyzed through analysis of covariance and t-test. The findings showed that, in the experimental group, Lower body mass index and depression is more after treatment than control group.

  Conclusion: It can be concluded that cognitive therapy can help reduce weight and its complications and be beneficial in the long run.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: آناتومی

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