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Journal:   (JOURNAL OF HEALTH BREEZE) FAMILY HEALTH   WINTER 2016 , Volume 4 , Number 3 (15) ; Page(s) 34 To 41.
 
Paper: 

EFFECTIVENESS OF MEMORY SPECIFICITY TRAINING (MEST) ON RESILIENCE AND DEPRESSION IN DEPRESSED FEMALE

 
 
Author(s):  NOHROOZIAN MARJAN, FOROOZANDEH ELHAM*
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, NAEIN BRANCH, NAIEN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background and Objective: The purpose of this study was investigated the effect of autobiographical Memory Specificity Training (MEST) on depression of depressed girls.
Method: This study was semi experimental by pretest and post-test and follow-up with control group. For this purpose 24 inpatients, randomly assigned to two groups: experimental and control. These individuals were investigated by using Beck Depression Inventory (1996, BDI-II) and Connor and Davidson Resilience test (2003, CD-RISC) and after implementation of MEST on experimental group during 6 session both groups were studied by mentioned measurements tools. After the end of intervention, as follow-up the results, after 3 weeks was taken an exam from 2 groups again.
Results: the results showed that depression scores for experimental group was significantly lower than control groups (p<0.05), resilience scores wasn`t significant (p>0.05).
Conclusion: As previous studies have demonstrated that MEST is effective in reducing depressive symptoms, the results of this study show that the enhancing of autobiographical memory specificity help to improve depressive symptoms.

 
Keyword(s): DEPRESSION, MEMORY SPECIFICITY TRAINING (MEST), RESILIENCE
 
 
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NOHROOZIAN, M., & FOROOZANDEH, E. (2016). EFFECTIVENESS OF MEMORY SPECIFICITY TRAINING (MEST) ON RESILIENCE AND DEPRESSION IN DEPRESSED FEMALE. (JOURNAL OF HEALTH BREEZE) FAMILY HEALTH, 4(3 (15) ), 34-41. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=573152



Vancouver: Copy

NOHROOZIAN MARJAN, FOROOZANDEH ELHAM. EFFECTIVENESS OF MEMORY SPECIFICITY TRAINING (MEST) ON RESILIENCE AND DEPRESSION IN DEPRESSED FEMALE. (JOURNAL OF HEALTH BREEZE) FAMILY HEALTH. 2016 [cited 2021August02];4(3 (15) ):34-41. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=573152



IEEE: Copy

NOHROOZIAN, M., FOROOZANDEH, E., 2016. EFFECTIVENESS OF MEMORY SPECIFICITY TRAINING (MEST) ON RESILIENCE AND DEPRESSION IN DEPRESSED FEMALE. (JOURNAL OF HEALTH BREEZE) FAMILY HEALTH, [online] 4(3 (15) ), pp.34-41. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=573152.



 
 
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