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Journal:   JOURNAL OF MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY (JMP)   SUMMER 2011 , Volume 2 , Number 6; Page(s) 17 To 26.
 
Paper: 

EFFECTIVENESS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TRAINING IN ALLEVIATING DEPRESSION AMONG SOLDIERS

 
 
Author(s):  ALI MOHAMMADI MAHDI*, SOHRABI FARAMARZ, KARAMI ABOLFAZL
 
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Abstract: 

Introduction: Maintain physical health and psychological readness, and given that military personnel and soldiers in military environment is very important. The main purpose of this research was to determine the effectiveness of encouragement training in alleviating depression among soldiers.
Method: The design of research from the type semi experimental, was fulfilled in control group and with pretest-post test. The population of this research were all conscript soldiers that at least hold diplomas and degrees at third sergeant and between 18-26 years of age.40 conscripts who received scores of 19 to 29 (moderate to severe depression) in the Beck Depression Inventory were selected randomly and inserted randomly in two experimental (20) and control (20) groups. The experimental group received 10 sessions of group encouragement training (two sessions of 90 minutes in week). Symptoms of depression in both group was evaluated before (pre test) and after (post test) of the intervention program. Research data analyzed using Covariance analyze method.
Results: Findings of the present study indicated that group encouragement training program reduced the symptoms of depression in the experimental group significantly more than control group.
Conclusion: Effectiveness of group encouragement training program in alleviating soldier's depression needs more theoretical and practical implications that are discussed here.

 
Keyword(s): ENCOURAGEMENT TRAINING, DEPRESSION, SOLDIER
 
 
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ALI MOHAMMADI, M., & SOHRABI, F., & KARAMI, A. (2011). EFFECTIVENESS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TRAINING IN ALLEVIATING DEPRESSION AMONG SOLDIERS. JOURNAL OF MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY (JMP), 2(6), 17-26. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274249



Vancouver: Copy

ALI MOHAMMADI MAHDI, SOHRABI FARAMARZ, KARAMI ABOLFAZL. EFFECTIVENESS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TRAINING IN ALLEVIATING DEPRESSION AMONG SOLDIERS. JOURNAL OF MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY (JMP). 2011 [cited 2021May10];2(6):17-26. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274249



IEEE: Copy

ALI MOHAMMADI, M., SOHRABI, F., KARAMI, A., 2011. EFFECTIVENESS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TRAINING IN ALLEVIATING DEPRESSION AMONG SOLDIERS. JOURNAL OF MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY (JMP), [online] 2(6), pp.17-26. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274249.



 
 
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