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The effect of Cognitive self-Compassion Focused Therapy on cognitive Flexibility, Meaning in life In people who have gone mine
M. Sadeghi 1, M. Shafiei * 1, A. Mobasher 2
1- Psychology Department, Literature & Humanities Faculty, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran
2- Educational Management Department, Literature & Humanities Faculty, Khorramabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khorramabad, Iran
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Aims: Individuals faced with an injury do not have the flexibility approach in dealing with stress and do not seek a new meaning for life. Regarding the importance of this issue, this study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of self-compassion training on cognitive flexibility and meaning of life in individuals faced with mine explosion leading to maim.
Materials and methods: In this experimental study with pre-test post-test design with control group, 40 people faced with mine explosion leading to maim, who were supported by martyr foundation of Gilan-e-Gharb in the first half of 2017, were randomly selected, using simple sampling method. They were divided into the experimental and control groups, each consisting of 20 people. A cognitive flexibility questionnaire and Meaning in Life Questionnaire (MLQ) were used for data collection. Eight sessions of self-compassion training were performed for the experimental group. The data were analyzed, using SPSS 21 software by multivariate covariance analysis.
Findings: After modifying the pre-test scores, the mean scores of cognitive flexibility (F=11.22) and sub-components of perception of control (F=13.16), perception of several solutions (F=5.64) and mean scores of meaning in life (F=13.24), and the sub-components of the current meaning in life (F=3.78) and search for meaning in life (F=19.07) were significantly higher in the experimental group than the control group (p<0.05).
Conclusion: The treatment focused on self-compassion was effective for improving the cognitive flexibility and meaning in life in people faced with mine explosion leading to maim.
Keywords: Self-compassion, Cognitive Flexibility, Meaning in Life, Maim
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychological impacts of war
Received: 2017/11/2 | Accepted: 2017/12/3 | Published: 2018/04/23
* Corresponding Author Address: Central organization of Lorestan University, 5 km Road of Tehran, Khorramabad City, Lorestan Province. Postal Code: 44316-68151 - PO Box: 465
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