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Volume 6, Issue 1 (8-2019)                   J Prevent Med 2019, 6(1): 61-53 | Back to browse issues page

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Hashemi Pour S S, Bahreinian S A. Effect of client-centered therapy on PTSD and depression in raped women in Bandar Abbas. J Prevent Med. 2019; 6 (1) :61-53
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-337-en.html
2- Faculty Psychology, Tehran Islamic Azad University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (2095 Views)
Introduction: POSTD and depression are psychosomatic disorders that can be manifested as a result of rape and are a major threat to the health of victims. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of Client-Centered Therapy on PTSD and depression in raped women in Bandar Abbas.
Methods: The statistical population of the study was 30 female victims of rape in the age group of 13-30 years who referred to psychology, counseling, and welfare offices of Bandar Abbas in 1396. The subjects were selected using convenient sampling method and assigned into two groups of experimental (n = 15) and control (n = 15). This was a pretest-posttest and semi-experimental study and the data collection tools were a short form of Beck Depression Inventory and Mississippi Post-Traumatic Stress Scale (PTSD). After the pre-test, the experimental intervention (Client-Centered Therapy) was performed for the experimental group and then the post-test was performed. Data were analyzed by SPSS software using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Results of multivariate covariance analysis showed that the client-centered treatment improved participants' depression and psychological stress in all subscales of PTSD (P-value <0.05).
Conclusion: It can be claimed that the Client-Centered Therapy is effective on PTSD and depression.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/02/5 | Accepted: 2018/09/9 | Published: 2018/09/9

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