Volume 9, Issue 3 (3-2004)                   IJPCP 2004, 9(3): 22-32 | Back to browse issues page

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Posht Mashhadi M, Yazdandoost R, Asgharnejad A A, Moridpoor D. The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy on Perfectionism, Need for Approval, and Depressive Symptoms in Patients Afflicted with Pain Disorder. IJPCP. 2004; 9 (3) :22-32
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Objectives: Present research based on cognitive- behavior theory aimed to investigate the efficacy of cognitive- behavior therapy (CBT) on perfectionism, need for approval, and affective, cognitive, and physical symptoms of depression in pain disorder patients.

Method: Using single case study design, 3 female patients afflicted with pain disorder were asse-ssed on stages at pre-test, mid- test, post-test, and one month later, as follow-up by Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (perfectionism and need for approval subscales) and Beck Depression Inventory.

Findings: CBT was more efficacious in reduction of need for approval, and affective and physical symptoms of depression.

Results: The efficacy of CBT on perfectionism and need for approval was varied in pain disorder.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2007/08/25 | Published: 2004/03/15

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