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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2015, 20(1): 11-18 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Cognitive- behavioral Group Therapy on Insomnia Symptoms in Students
A Abollahi1, AM Nazar2, J Hasani3, M Darharaj3, A Behnam Moghadam
1- Department of Family Counseling, Kharazmi University, Karaj, Iran, , mbehnammoghadam@yahoo.com
2- Department of Family Counseling, Kharazmi University, Karaj, Iran,
3- of Clinical Psychology, Kharazmi University, Karaj, Iran
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Background & aim: Insomnias is associated with considerable problems in educational, vocational, social and familial performance. The purpose of present research was to investigate the effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavior group therapy on improvement of insomnia symptoms in students. Methods: The present clinical trial study was conducted on twenty-four students who were randomly assigned into two groups of case and the control (n = 12). The experimental group was participated in eight sessions of cognitive behavior therapy, while the control group received no intervention. Research tools include the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Insomnia Severity Index that completed by both participants. Data were analyzed using ANOVA, t-test. Results: Analysis of covariance showed that the performance of cognitive behavioral therapy may improve symptoms and reduce the severity of insomnia in the experimental group compared with the control group (p < 0.05). Conclusion: Group cognitive-behavioral therapy is effective on symptoms of insomnia in students.
Keywords: Insomnia, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Sleep Disorders.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/5 | Accepted: 2015/04/5 | Published: 2015/04/5

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