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NPWJM 2015, 2(3): 64-71 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Mindfullness Based Cognitive Therapy on Quality of Life in Military Personnel
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Introduction: The main aim of the present research is to find the effectiveness of mindfullness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) on quality of life in military personnel. Methods: The subjects were selected from the main population via General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) by randomized clinical trial method. Those who got high scores than cut off point in GHQ were identified as subjects and randomly were divided in two control and experimental groups. All subjects were requested to fill in the Quality of Life – the short Form- (WHO-QOL-BREF). The pre and post test as well as the follow up test were taken form the two groups. The subjects of the experimental group participated in the MBCT program (eight sessions) while the control group has not received it. Results: Analysis by Manova showed the MBCT program had significant outcome on quality of life on the experimental group. The follow up in a period of three months revealed that these outcomes were stable. Conclusion: MBCT may significantly enhance the quality of life in individuals.
Keywords: Mindfullness Based Cognitive Therapy, Quality of life, Military Personnel
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/11 | Accepted: 2015/01/11 | Published: 2015/01/11

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