Divorced Family-Based Cognitive Training on Reducing Anxiety

The Mindfulness Features Effects

  • Boubeh Bayat Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Anxiety, Cognitive, Psychology, Mindfulness, Divorced Family


The nature of the current study is semi-experimental with pre-and post-test stages and one group monitor, and the population of this study was all teenage female students who were studying in Tehran in 2016. They were selected by randomized cluster sampling that selected from twenty – two regions of Tehran, one region. From all schools in that area (1 school), 30 individuals were selected by purposeful sampling method and then randomized to experimental and control groups (15 in experimental and 15 in control groups). The study group had eight ninety-minute mindfulness sessions focused on cognitive training plans. However, the monitoring group did not have any psychiatric facilities. Two questionnaires were conducted before and after the interventions. The methods used in this research are the Beck Anxiety Inventory. Covariance analyzes indicate that there are substantial variations in reduced anxiety between the experimental and control groups (p < 0.01). The results of this research show that mindfulness-based cognitive training to reduce anxiety in adolescents of divorced families is successful.


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How to Cite
Bayat, B. (2020). Divorced Family-Based Cognitive Training on Reducing Anxiety. The International Journal of Health and Medicines (TIJOHAM), 1(1), 8-17. Retrieved from https://www.growingscholar.org/journal/index.php/TIJOHAM/article/view/42