Volume 14, Issue 1 (Spring & Summer 2016)                   CPAP 2016, 14(1): 81-88 | Back to browse issues page

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Mousavi H, Rostami R, Gholamali Lavasani M. Metacognitive Intervention effectiveness on anxiety، body image and other symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder patients (BDD). CPAP. 2016; 14 (1) :81-88
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-948-en.html

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Introduction, The purpose of the study is to investigate the effectiveness of metacognitive intervention on anxiety, body image and other symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder patients (BDD).
Method: This semi-experimental study which is a random clinical training. It was conducted by voluntary sampling on BDD patients who referred to dermatology and cosmic surgery clinics. 30 patients were selected and were randomly assigned to the experimental and control group. Post-test and pretest was done by the Yale-Brown obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Body Dysmorphic Disorder [BOD-YBOCS], Fisher body test and Beck Anxiety inventory [BAI]. The experimental group received 8 weekly metacognitive training sessions. The control group receives no training. The results were analyzed by covariance test. Patient symptoms in experimental group reduced significantly during the post test.
Results: The study showed that metacognitive treatment has a significant effect on reducing anxiety, improving the body image and also improving other symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder of patients.
Discussion and Conclusion: Metacognitive intervention has been effective on the improvement of the symptoms of BDD, stress reduction and the improvement of body image of these patients.

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