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Volume 18, Issue 8 (11-2015)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2015, 18(8): 35-44 | Back to browse issues page

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zamani N, Farhadi M, Jamilian H, Habibi M. The Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Reducing Expulsive Anger. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2015; 18 (8) :35-44
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-2994-en.html
1- Department of psychology, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran. , n.zamani1367@yahoo.com
2- Department of psychology, Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan, Hamedan, Iran.
3- Department of psychology, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
4- Department of Family Therapy, Family Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
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Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy in reducinng expulsive anger.

Materials and Methods: This is a pre-test and post-test semi-experimental study with control group. The study population included 32 patients with expulsive anger that reffered to Amir kabir remedial education center based on psychiatrist diagnosis and were randomely divided into case (dialectical behavior therapy) and control group. The case group was educated the dialectical behavior therapy skills for 16 sessions from 2 until 2.5 hours at teamly. To collect data, the patients filled Eysenk expulsive questionnaire before and after intervention. Considering no necessary assumptions were fulfilled to conduct the multivariate analysis of covariance and variance, so, the univariate analysis of variance was used.

Results: The results of variance analysis proved that dialectical behavior therapy significantly reduced expulsive angers.

Conclusion: With due attention to the results, it can be said that dialectical behavior therapy leads to reducing expulsive angers in treated patients, thus, this method can be included in interventional programs for target groups in psychotherapy centers. Aslo, it helps to improve the life of patients by reducing expulsive angers.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: psychology
Received: 2014/06/7 | Accepted: 2015/07/11

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