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Rahmani N, Mansouri A. The effectiveness of mindfulness–based cognitive therapy on the rumination and posttraumatic growth in bereaved women. CPAP. 2018;
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1398-en.html
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Introduction: In the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders IV persistent complex bereavement disorder is in the category of disorders in which further research is needed. Therefore, the aim of present study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness–based cognitive therapy on the rumination and posttraumatic growth in the bereaved women.
Method: In a quasi-experimental study, 24 bereaved women in the city of Neyshabur were selected by available sampling method and then randomly designed into two experimental and control groups. The experimental group participated in 8 sessions of mindfulness–based cognitive therapy (Segal, 2002), while control group was not in any treatment. The participants completed Rumination Response Scale (RRS; Treynor & et. al, 2003) and Posttraumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI; Tedeschi & Calhoun, 1996). Data were analyzed by SPSS24 software, using Multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA).
Results: The results showed that mindfulness–based cognitive therapy decrease rumination and improving posttraumatic growth (P<0.05).  
Discussion and conclusion: The result showed that mindfulness–based cognitive therapy might be an efficient way to decrease rumination and improving posttraumatic growth. Also, therapists can use this therapeutic approach for decrease rumination and improving posttraumatic growth.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special

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