Volume 1, Issue 2 (Spring 2013 -- 2013)                   PCP 2013, 1(2): 111-116 | Back to browse issues page

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1- MSc. Departmrnt of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education,University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
2- PhD
Abstract:   (2401 Views)

Objective: This research investigates and compares the effects of short-Term Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) over psychological problems of the patients with Binge Eating Disorder (BED).

Methods: Among patients of Sina hospital and other weight loss centers of Tehran, 44 people were selected and allocated randomly in CBT (14), MBCT (14) and control group (14). For each intervention, eight group sessions were held each lasted 90 minutes, with a separate psychologist. Measurement was performed in two phases: pre test and post test. Depended variables were measured with Beck Depression Inventory, Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, Binge Eating Scale, and Perceived Stress Scale.

Results: There was no significant difference between CBT and MBCT in BED (F=36.03, P<0.315) depression (F=35.28, P<0.143), and self-esteem (F=6.9, P<1.00).

Conclusion: Based on the findings of this research, it seems that for patients who suffer from BED, CBT & MBCT are the same choose for improve depression, self-esteem and being eating.

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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2013/01/2 | Accepted: 2013/02/20 | Published: 2013/04/1