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Int J Med Invest 2019, 8(4): 41-50 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Compassion Focused Group Therapy on Sleep Quality, Rumination and Resilience of Women in Isfahan City Suffering From Depression in Summer 2018
Ahdieh Eslamian *, Azam Moradi, Azam Salehi
Msc In Psychology, Zarinshahr Payam-E-Noor University, Isfahan, Iran
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Introduction: Nowadays, depression is the most common and important psychological disorder all around the world. This study was designated to investigate the efficacy of compassion focused therapy on sleep quality, rumination and resilience in women of Isfahan city suffering from depression.
Methods: This study was a semi-experimental one with pre and post test stages.The study population was all women in Isfahan suffering from depression in summer 2018. We randomly selected our sample by available sampling and applying Beck depression index (BDI-2) on women. Sample size was 20. The sample selected upon BDI-2 were randomly categorized into test and control groups with equal group size. Beck depression index, Pittsburg sleep quality index, Nolen- Hoeksema rumination styles scale and Conor-Davidson resilience questionnaire were the study instruments. We applied 8 sections of group compassion focused therapy for test group. The data were analyzed using MANCOVA test.
Findings: The results showed significant difference between the experimental and control groups in sleep quality variable (P <0/05). But there was no significant difference between these two groups in terms of rumination and resilience.
Conclusion: Compassion focused therapy can improve sleep quality but not rumination and resilience in women suffering from mild to moderate depression.
Keywords: : Compassion focused therapy, Sleep quality, Rumination, Resilience, Depression.
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Eslamian A, Moradi A, Salehi A. Effectiveness of Compassion Focused Group Therapy on Sleep Quality, Rumination and Resilience of Women in Isfahan City Suffering From Depression in Summer 2018. Int J Med Invest. 2019; 8 (4) :41-50
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