The Effect of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Self-Control, Mental Health and Mindfulness of Women Suffering from Domestic Violence

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Parisa Sabzevari, Ahmad Torabi, Horrieh Abbasmofrad, Leila Asgari Doost, Zahra Taher Nasab Amiri, Elham ariya faraz, Mehri azandariani

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The aim of this research was the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy on self-control, mental health and mindfulness of women suffering from domestic violence. The research was semi-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design and with a control group. The statistical population included all married women suffering from domestic violence who referred to Andisheh Sabz Center of Qom in 1401, 30 people were selected by available sampling method and assigned in two equal groups of 15 people. In addition to demographic information checklist, data collection was done with self-control questionnaire, mental health questionnaire and mindfulness questionnaire. For the subjects of the experimental groups, 12 sessions, one 1-hour session per week. In addition to descriptive statistics, data analysis was performed with repeated measures analysis of variance. The results showed that in the post-test stage, there is a significant difference between the total score of self-control and its dimensions in the two groups (P<0.05). Also, the results showed that in the post-test stage, there is a significant difference between the mental health score and its dimensions in people participating in intervention programs and control people (P<0.05). Also, the results showed that in the post-test stage, there is a significant difference between the mindfulness score and its dimensions in people participating in intervention programs and control people (P<0.05).

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