Volume 15, Issue 3 (Autumn 2013)                   Advances in Cognitive Sciences 2013, 15(3): 24-32 | Back to browse issues page

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Khodabakhsh R, Abbasi L, Shahangian S S. Effectiveness of Metacognition Therapy on Controlling of Obsessive Thoughts and Increasing of Adjustment In Case of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder . Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2013; 15 (3) :24-32
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1- Assistance professor of Alzahra University, Faculty of Education and Psychology of Alzahra University,Tehran,Iran.
2- M.A student in clinical psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology of Alzahra University,Tehran,Iran.
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Introduction: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of Wells Meta cognition therapy on controlling of obsessive thoughts of a particular case of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Method: Maudsley obsessive-compulsive inventory, Meta cognition questionnaire, Bell adjustment inventory and Dass-21 were completed in first and last session of the therapy by the case. The case received 13 sessions of Meta cognition therapy. Data was analyzed before and after of therapy by charts and percentages differentiation.
Result: The analyzed show that Meta cognition therapy was effective in decreasing both positive Meta cognition beliefs and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In addition this therapy indirectly caused increasing of adjustment, specially home and emotional adjustment.
Conclusion:  MCT was remarkably effective for reducing obsessive thoughts which were resulted by positive beliefs about obsessions, also it caused improving adjustment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/05/12 | Accepted: 2013/07/23 | Published: 2013/09/23

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