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IJPN 2018, 6(5): 42-49 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy on Metacognitive Beliefs and Mindfulness in Women with Depression
Forough Zahedzadeh , Reza Joohari Fard *
Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz Branch, Khuzestan, Iran , rjoharifard@gmail.com
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Introduction: The spread of depression and its effects in society, especially women, researchers and psychologists have led many to attempt to invent and provide effective methods of treatment in this field. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of group-based mental awareness-based mental therapy on meta-cognitive beliefs and depression of minded women.
 Methods: The present study was quasi-experimental. The statistical population of the present study comprised all women referred to Ahwaz counseling clinics who had received depression diagnosis. The research sample consisted of 30 patients who were selected by purposeful sampling and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. In order to collect data, Wales meta-cognitive beliefs questionnaire and five-point questionnaire were used. For data analysis, univariate covariance analysis (ANCOVA) was used with SPSS software version 22.
 Results: The results of this study showed that group-based mind-focused art therapy affects metacognitive beliefs and mindfulness of depressed women at a significant level (P <0.05).
Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, mental health and behavioral health practitioners can use mindfulness therapy to improve the metacognitive beliefs and mindfulness of women with depression.
Keywords: Art Therapy, Mindfulness, Metacognitive Beliefs, Depression, Women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/02/4 | Accepted: 2018/11/5
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Zahedzadeh F, Joohari Fard R. The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy on Metacognitive Beliefs and Mindfulness in Women with Depression. IJPN. 2018; 6 (5) :42-49
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