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Hemmati Sabet A, Khalatbari J, Abbas Ghorbani M, Haghighi M, Ahmadpanah M. Group Training of Stress Managementvs.GroupCognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Reducing Depression, Anxiety and Perceived StressamongHIV-Positive Men. IJPBS. 2013; 7 (1) :4-8
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-259-en.html

PHD Behavioral Disorders and Substances Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Science, Hamadan, Iran.
Abstract:   (4289 Views)
Objective: To compare the effectiveness of group training of stress management with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in reducing depression, anxiety and stress perceived among HIV-positive men. Methods:Inthis semi-experimental study, three groups of HIV-positive men (CBT group, stress management group, and control group) including 15 patients in each group were compared regarding depression, anxiety, and stress using pre-test and post-test tools. Results: Both interventions (CBT and stress management) were effective in reducing depression, anxiety and perceived stress. Evaluating adjustedmean showed the more effectivenessofthe group stressmanagementtraining than CBT. Conclusion: Group stress management training is more effective than group CBT in HIV-positive mentodecreasedepression, anxiety and stress management.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2013/06/26 | Accepted: 2013/07/2 | Published: 2013/07/2

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