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Sohrabi Fard M M, Samadi Fard A, Naseri Nia S, Rashidi F. The intervention on cognitive distortion and self-critical of the unmarried girls: The effectiveness of efficiency of the training of compassionate mind skills. Pathology, counseling and family enrichment. 2019; 5 (1) :17-42
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1- MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
2- MA, consulting, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz Iran , azarsamadi65@yahoo.com
3- Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
4- Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz Iran
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The training of compassionate mind was designed corresponding to the structure of cognitive behavioral therapy and historical trend of this therapeutic model roots in lack of improvement of negative affection in cognitive behavioral therapy. Therefore the current study was administered aimed to intervention in cognitive distortion and self-critical of unmarried girls: effectiveness and efficiency of the training of compassionate mind skills. In this study the semi-experimental method was used. The design of semi-experimental of current research was pretest-posttest test with a control group. The statistical population of this study was all unmarried girls in Khorramabad city that after 35 years old have not married for their own reasons. The study sample consisted of 30 persons with 35 years old girls of Khorramabad city who were selected by purposeful sampling method and were assigned randomly to two groups of compassionate mind training (15 subjects) and control group (15 subjects). Both groups completed the Hamamchi et al. (2000) questionnaire of interpersonal cognitive distortion and the Thompson and Zorof (2004) scale for self-critical levels. The experimental group received the 10 sessions of compassionate mind skills once a week and 1.5 hours each session. The results of the multivariate covariance analysis (MANCOVA) indicated that the training of compassionate mind skills is effective in reducing the interpersonal cognitive distortion and self-critical of unmarried girls (p≤0/001). Based on the findings, the group training focused on compassionate mind can be applied as a modern intervention method in reducing of emotional problem of unmarried
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