Studying the effect of cognitive therapy on the Social phobia among highschool boys in Kashan province in 1999

Mahmoudi, GH and Ghafarzadeh, E and �zimi, H and Heydari, J (2005) Studying the effect of cognitive therapy on the Social phobia among highschool boys in Kashan province in 1999. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 15 (46). pp. 103-110.

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Abstract

Background and purpose : Social phobia is the third current disorder in psychiatry, that causes functional deficiency in patients and leads to high economic losses in families and society. Social phobia can be managed by different durg and non-durg treatment, one of them probably is cognitive therapy. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of congnitive therapy on the social phobia of the students in the highschool boys of Kashan province in 1999. Materials and methods : This is a clinical trial in which the effects of cognitive therapy were assesed by determining and comparing the social phobia between the cases of cognitive therapy and control groups at their entering the study and after six weeks. The sample of this study consists of 44 boys suffering from society-escaping or avoidant disorder. from 11 state highschools in kashan. They scored higher than other students measured by social phobia scale of mattick and �larke. Results : The finding of the study showed that social phobia in the cognitive therapy group was significantly different when entering the study and after six weeks. (P=0.0000), while in the control group there was no difference in the social phobia in either points. Furthermore, a significant difference in the social phobia between the cognitive therapy group and control group was noted (P=0.0000). �onclusion : �onsidering the positive effect of cognitive therapy on social phobia, cognitive therapy is recommended in treatment of the social phobia. We also suggest a study determining the effect of cognitive therapy on the social phobia at short and long term follow up.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: �ognitive therapy, social phobia, students
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Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 18:02
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 18:02
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2957

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