The effectiveness of intervention based on acceptance and commitment on emotions and thoughts control in patients with type II diabetes

Aarab Shaibani, Khadijeh (2017) The effectiveness of intervention based on acceptance and commitment on emotions and thoughts control in patients with type II diabetes. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 19 (4). pp. 341-347.

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Abstract

Introduction: Intervention based on acceptance and commitment is one of the third waves cognitive behavioral therapies and is currently being used in the treatment of a number of psychological conditions and disorders. It also enhances psychological flexibility and subsequently improves patients' mental health. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of intervention based on acceptance and commitment on emotions and thoughts control in patients with type II diabetes in Ferdows city. Materials and Methods: Participants if this clinical research included 34 patients with type II diabetes that were selected from those who had records in the hospital clinic in Ferdows city at 2016 year and who were randomly assigned into equal control and experimental groups. All the participants completed both Effective Control Scale (ECS) and Thought Control Questionnaire (TCQ) as the pre-test and post-test. Afterwards the experimental group participated in 8 sessions of acceptance and commitment therapy each of which lasted for one hour. Data analyzed through covariance and SPSS software. Results: The results showed that intervention based on acceptance and commitment had significantly improved emotions and thoughts control in the experimental group compared to controls (P<0.05). Conclusion: Generally, the findings of this study show the efficacy of intervention based on acceptance and commitment to improve emotions control and thought control in patients with type II diabetes and also represents new horizons in clinical interventions which can be used as an appropriate intervention.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2017 13:13
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 18:41
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/361

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