Comparison of Islamic oriented and classical cognitive behavioral therapy on mental health of martyrs� and veterans� wives

mojahed, aziz (2009) Comparison of Islamic oriented and classical cognitive behavioral therapy on mental health of martyrs� and veterans� wives. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 11 (44). pp. 91-282.

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Abstract

The present study was planned to assess the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy emphasized on religious believes to relieve psychological problems of wives of martyrs and veterans. Materials and Methods: In a double-blind clinical trial in Zahedan city, south-eastern part of Iran during 2008-9, 60 individuals from wives of martyrs and veterans who had obtained abnormal General Health Questionnaire-28 (GHQ-28) scores and their anxiety and depression had been proved through a clinical interview, were selected by accessible sampling method and randomly divided to three equal groups. The first, the second and the third groups received 8 sessions of classical cognitive-behavioral therapy, 8 sessions of Islamic oriented cognitive-behavioral therapy and no intervention respectively. The study instruments included GHQ-28 and Dysfunction Attitude Scale, which were executed for each subject at the baseline and after the interventions. The scores were analyzed using ANCOVA statistical method Results: There were significant differences of scores between three groups (P<0.01). Although there were significant differences of improvement scores of two cases groups in comparison with control group (both with P<0.01), but there was no significant difference between scores of two cases groups (P>0.05). Conclusion: The findings exhibited that cognitive-behavioral therapy emphasized on Islamic approach bears the same effects of classical behavioral therapy. Â Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 19:44
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 19:44
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5888

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