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Evaluate the effectiveness of metacognitive therapy (MCT) at the level of sexual satisfaction, marital satisfaction and body image concern (BICI) married female employees with depression. CPAP. 2019;
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1290-en.html
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Background and purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of meta-cognitive therapy (MCT) at the level of sexual satisfaction, marital satisfaction and body image concern (BICI) married women with depression in employees working in Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

Material and Method: This quasi-experimental study in which the pretest - posttest control group was used. The sample was 40 subjects with depression among married female employees of Kerman University of Medical Sciences were selected and randomly assigned to experimental groups (MCT) and control group were assigned. Intervention in the experimental group received 9 sessions of 2 hours of Meta Cognitive Therapy. During this period, the control group received no intervention. To collect data Body Image Scale (BII) Fisher (1979), Beck Depression Inventory (1988), Enrich's marital satisfaction and sexual satisfaction Hudson in the pre-test and post-test for both test and control groups were used. Research data were analyzed by analysis of covariance. Using data analysis software (SPSS.21) was performed.

Results: Covariance analysis showed significant differences between the two groups in all three variable body image concern (F=129.23, P=0.001), marital satisfaction (F=27.84, P=0.001), sexual satisfaction (F=21.96, P=0.001). Results showed that MCT in reducing body image concern (BICI) and increase sexual satisfaction and marital satisfaction is effective.

Conclusion: Other institutions that employees suffer from depression can MCT treatment to reduce and eliminate symptoms of depression used.

Key words: MCT, concerns about body image, sexual satisfaction, marital satisfaction, depression

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special

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