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Volume 15, Issue 2 (June-July 2012)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2012, 15(2): 107-118 | Back to browse issues page

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Narimani M, Ariapooran S, Abolghasemi A, Ahadi B. Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and emotion regulation training in the affect and mood of chemical weapons victims. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2012; 15 (2) :107-118
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-922-en.html
1- Mohaghegh Ardabili University
2- Mohaghegh Ardabili University , saeed_ariapooran@yahoo.com
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Background: Mindfulness and emotion regulation have important effects on the variables related to mental health in chemical weapons victims. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and emotion regulation training on the affect and mood in chemical weapons victims. Materials and Methods: This interventional study was conducted with two experimental groups and a control group including 47 male chemical weapons victims with high scores on the General Health Questionnaire in Sardasht city, Iran, randomly selected and then assigned to mindfulness training, emotion regulation training, and control groups. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) training was used with experimental group 1, emotion regulation (ER) training was implemented with experimental group 2, and the control group received no training. Data were gathered using the General Health Questionnaire, Positive and Negative Affect and Depression-Happiness scales. Analysis of variance with repeated measure was used for analyzing the data. Results: The results indicated that mindfulness-based stress reduction and emotion regulation training significantly increased positive affect and mood and decreased negative affect in chemical weapons victims. Conclusion: The results supported the effectiveness of mindfulness and emotion regulation training on affect and mood in chemical victims. Therefore, attention to the effectiveness of mindfulness and emotion regulation on variables related to mental health is important in chemical weapon victims.
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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: psychology
Received: 2010/11/24

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