Volume 9, Issue 3 (May & Jun 2019)                   J Research Health 2019, 9(3): 220-226 | Back to browse issues page


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Badpa K, Shirazi M, Arab A. Effect of mindfulness based on cognitive-behavioral therapy focusing on anger management regarding anxious thoughts among male students. J Research Health. 2019; 9 (3) :220-226
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-1656-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran , mshirazi@edpsy.usb.ac.ir
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran
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Adolescence is accompanied by specific biological, cognitive, and identity changes. A decreased level of tolerance and identity anxieties are among the signs that can emerge during this period and affect students’ mental health and their quality of academic life. This study aimed to determine the effect of mindfulness based on cognitive-behavioral therapy focusing on anger management regarding anxious thoughts. This quasi-experimental study used a pretest-posttest design. The statistical population of this study included all male junior high school students studying at high schools in Chabahar. To this end, a corpus of 30 male junior high school students in Chabahar who obtained high scores on wells anxious thoughts inventory were randomly selected and then assigned to two groups of experimental and control (each constituting of 15 participants). The experimental group underwent 10 sessions of mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral anger management therapy and the control group did not receive such a therapy. To collect data for the present study, the wells anxious thoughts inventory was used. Results of the current study showed that the mean score of anxious thoughts obtained by the experimental group was significantly lower than that obtained by the control group in the posttest. The results of this study demonstrated that mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral anger management therapy can decrease anxious thoughts among.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Promotion
Received: 2018/08/30 | Accepted: 2019/01/8 | Published: 2019/04/24

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