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khanjani Z, Aliloo M M, fakhari A, Abdolpour G. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF META-COGNITIVE THERAPY ON ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2016; 27 (3) :222-230
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3428-en.html

School of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran , g.marand@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: post-traumatic stress disorder is a set of symptoms that can be find after following that exposure to traumatic life events. This study was conducted with purpose of investigation the effectiveness of meta-cognitive therapy on Anxiety and depression in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Materials & Methods: This study was conducted in the context of a single case study using the multiple baselines design. The population of the study included all patients with post-traumatic stress disorder in the city of Tabriz in 2015. The sample, consist of three people with post-traumatic stress disorder were referred to psychiatrist and were selected based on purposive sampling method. Patients were evaluated in pre-treatment, during treatment and follow-up period of six weeks using the Beck anxiety inventory, Beck depress inventory, and the Mississippi PTSD scale (MPS(.

Results: The results of study showed that Meta-cognitive therapy significantly reduce Anxiety and depression in subjects with post-traumatic stress disorder at post-treatment and follow-up period both statistically and clinically

Conclusion: The results of these three subjects showed the clinical efficacy of Meta-cognitive therapy in a culture different from the culture of the manufacturer's protocol. So that this treatment, in reducing signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder is as effective.

SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2016: 27(3): 230 ISSN: 1027-3727

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: روانشناسی
Received: 2016/06/14 | Accepted: 2016/06/14 | Published: 2016/06/14

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