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Effectiveness of meta cognitive therapy in reduction of depression symptoms and meta cognitive beliefs in major depression patients: A case report
زهره هاشمي, مجيد محمود عليلو, تورج هاشمي نصرت آبادي
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Aim and Background: Meta-cognitive therapy is based on the principle that meta-cognitive is very important for understanding the way of cognition function and the way of producing our conscious experience about ourselves and the world around us. In This research it has been tried to study the effectiveness of this kind of treatment in improving depression patients. Methods and Materials: This clinical-experimental study was carried out on 3 patients referring to Tabriz University Consulting Centers in the framework of single case by using multiple-baselines in 8 sessions with follow-up at 1 and 3 months. Instruments were included BDI, MCQ, PBRS and NBRS. Findings: Treatment created considerable changes in depression symptoms and meta-cognitive beliefs of depressed patients and improved the symptoms of all three patients and the results of Treatment continued up to follow-up period. Conclusions: Result of this research showed, meta-cognitive therapy that focuses on controlling of cognitive process instead of cognitive content of cognitive processes can be effective in treatment of patient with major depression (Reduction in Rumination and Worry).
Keywords: Depression, Meta-cognitive beliefs, Negative beliefs about rumination, Positive beliefs about rumination and met-cognitive therapy.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Published: 2011/07/15
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هاشمي ز, محمود عليلو م, هاشمي نصرت آبادي ت. Effectiveness of meta cognitive therapy in reduction of depression symptoms and meta cognitive beliefs in major depression patients: A case report. RBS. 2011; 9 (2)
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Volume 9, Issue 2 (7-2011) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
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