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Volume 21, Issue 7 (2-2019)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2019, 21(7): 18-27 | Back to browse issues page

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Bahrammasir A, Kiyan-Ersi F. The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Reduction of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Symptoms and Increase Marital Satisfaction of Married Women. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2019; 21 (7) :18-27
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-5599-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran. , kianersi.f@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a disabling disorder that affects one's performance. So, the aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness training on reduction of obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms and increase in marital satisfaction of married women.
Materials and Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest and control group. The statistical population included married women with obsessive compulsive disorder of Tehran city in year 2017. 30 married women with the age range of 20-45 years old were chosen as samples and randomly were divided into two groups of individuals as control and mindfulness training. The experimental groups practiced the mindfulness training for a month, 8 sessions and 60 minutes in each session. Then, post-test was performed for them. For data collecting, the obsessive-compulsive inventory, obsessive-compulsive and marital satisfaction were used. Data analysis was done by using multivariate analysis of covariance by SPSS 24 software at a significant level less than 0.05.
Ethical Considerations: In this study, patients’ consent and providing results were considered as ethical principles.
Findings: Statistical data analysis illustrated that the amounts of marital satisfaction were significantly increased in experimental than control group by mindfulness training (p<0.05). Also, of mindfulness training was significant reduction of obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms (p<0.05).
Conclusion: According the findings of this study, mindfulness training can be a good approach to improve of obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms and marital satisfaction of married women.
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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: General
Received: 2018/01/26 | Accepted: 2018/09/25

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