Volume 30, Issue 2 (May 2019)                   Studies in Medical Sciences 2019, 30(2): 86-96 | Back to browse issues page

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Department of Psychology, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran (Corresponding Author) , sh.jabalameli@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: According to the high prevalence of sleep disorders and psychological problems in students, the purpose of this research was to study the effectiveness of Copassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) on rumination of the students with sleep disorders.
Materials & Methods: The research method was semi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design with control group.The statistical population of this study was students with sleep disorders in Payame noor university of Ghahderijan in 2017-2018. The sample consisted of 30 students from this population that were selected by available sampling method and were randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups (15 individuals for each group).Participants in the experimental group participated in 8weekly sessions, 90 minutes of CFT, while the control group did not receive any interventions. Both of the groups completed Rumination Questionnaire (Nolen- Hokesema, 1991) in pre-test and post–test. Data were analyzed using multivariate covariance analysis using SPSS-16 software.
Results: The results of multivariate covariance analysis indicated a significant difference between the two groups (experiment and control) in all research variables of Rumination)p=0/003).Furthermore, this intervention affected and improved the components of rumination (Distraction, Reflection, and Brooding))p>0/05).
Conclusion: According to the findings of this study the CFT can be effective on rumination of the students with sleep disorder.
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Type of Study: Clinical trials | Subject: روانشناسی

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