Volume 16, Number 4 (Winter 2011)                   IJPCP 2011, 16(4): 420-431 | Back to browse issues page


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Hamidpour H, Dolatshai B, Pour shahbaz A, Dadkhah A. The Efficacy of Schema Therapy in Treating Women's Generalized Anxiety Disorder . IJPCP. 2011; 16 (4) :420-431
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1207-en.html

PhD. In Clinical Psychology, University of Science Welfare and Rehabilitation , E-mail: hassan.hamidpour91@gmail.com
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Objectives: The present study was carried out in order to examine the efficacy of schema therapy in the treatment of women with Generalized Anxiety disorder (GAD). Method: Three women with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) were selected using Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID) based on disorders axis I. Subjects were selected using purposeful sampling, and underwent the treatment process subsequent to obtaining treatment requirements.  Multiple baseline experimental single case study was used as the method of the present study. The treatment program was carried out for 20 weekly sessions, with a follow-up period of 3 months subsequent to treatment termination. Subjects completed Pennsylvania State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ), Worry Domain Questionnaire (WDQ) and Young schema Questionnaire (YSO). Results: Results showed that schema therapy is significantly efficient on treatment's target. Conclusion: Schema therapy has appropriate efficacy in the treatment of women suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

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Received: 2011/07/3

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