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BACKGROUND Programs to improve the pain and health status in illnesses with pain such as headache are still in their infancy. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a new psychotherapy that appears to be effective in treating chronic pain. OBJECTIVES This study evaluated efficacy of MBSR in improving pain severity and mindful awareness in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Mood and negative emotional states and their regulation in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder have family, social and employment problems. Practices that could be helpful in this area are highly important. OBJECTIVES The current study aimed to investigate the influence of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in improving mood(More)
BACKGROUND In this studyMindfulness and CBT were combined to investigate the enhance of psychotropic work. Both therapies have integrated acceptance-based mindfulness approaches with change-based cognitive behavioral therapies to create efficacious treatments. That is, introduce use of MBCT in active phase of treatment and chronic depression. OBJECTIVES(More)
BACKGROUND Acceptance-based behavior therapy (ABBT) was developed based on the theory that generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is maintained through a reactive and fused relationship with internal experiences and a tendency toward experiential avoidance and behavioral restriction. ABBT specifically targets these elements. Here, we aimed to compare ABBT to(More)
BACKGROUND Programs for improving health status of patients with illness related to pain, such as headache, are often still in their infancy. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a new psychotherapy that appears to be effective in treating chronic pain and stress. This study evaluated efficacy of MBSR in treatment of perceived stress and mental(More)
BACKGROUND Human society has witnessed disasters and wars that left many consequences on families as well as social and individual life of the victims. OBJECTIVES In this research, we compared the psychological health and marital adjustment in Iranian employed veterans with veterans receiving disability pension. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study(More)
OBJECTIVE Acceptance-based behavior therapy (ABBT) is a new psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The current study intended to compare severity of symptoms, worry and quality of life of GAD female patients between ABBT and control. METHODS This study was a randomized clinical trial. The sample included 18 women with GAD referred to(More)
BACKGROUND Head trauma is associated with multiple destructive cognitive symptoms and cognitive failure. Cognitive failures include problems with memory, attention and operation. Cognitive failures are considered as a process associated with metacognition. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to compare cognitive failures and metacognitive beliefs in mild(More)
BACKGROUND Studies suggest that mindfulness-based interventions can improve anxiety, depression and stress in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). However, no study investigated the effectiveness of this method in patients with a combination of problems such as depression, anxiety and stress simultaneously. However, comorbidities of depression and anxiety(More)
BACKGROUND The Iran-Iraq war during the 1980-1988 has left many consequences on veterans and their families that persist long after the war ended. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of psychological problems and marital adjustment of Iranian veterans on their children's quality of life and happiness 24 years after the war ended.(More)