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Rezapour Mirsaleh Y, Esmaeilbaygi M, Najibi S H, Eslami Fard M. The Effect of Dialectic Behavioral Therapy on Depressed Women's Life Attitude. TB. 2018; 17 (1) :35-49
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2387-en.html
Assisstant Professor Ardakan University , y.rezapour@ardakan.ac.ir
Abstract:   (254 Views)

Introduction: Depression is one of prevalent psychiatric disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT) on depressed women's life attitude.
Methods: This study was a semi experimental study with pretest-posttest design carried out on 30 depressed women selected by purposeful sampling method and randomly assigned to control and experimental group (15 subjects in each group). The data collection tool was Ray Kare's Life Attitude Questionnaire, which was performed before and after the training as a pretest for both experimental and control groups. Then, an intervention program was performed for the experimental group, in 9 2-hour sessions dialectic behavioral therapy. After intervention and two month later, post-test and follow-up test were performed respectively. Finally, Data were analyzed by Multivariate Covariance Analysis (Mancova).
Results: The findings showed that participants’ scores of the experimental group in life attitude questionnaire and its subscales increased significantly than the control group in post-test and this increase was maintained until the follow-up stage (p<.01).
Conclusion: Based on the results it can be concluded that the DBT is an appropriate intervention to alter life attitudes of depressed women

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/12/24 | Accepted: 2017/03/12 | Published: 2018/05/15

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