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Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training in Reducing Depression in Visually Impaired Male Students

Erfan Soleimani Sefat; Seyyed Jalal Younesi; Asghar Dadkhah; Mohammad Rostami;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Iranian Rehabilitation Journal (issn: 1735-3602, eissn: 1735-3610, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Negah Institute for Scientific Communication
Abstract
Objectives: According to the prevalence of psychological problems, especially depression in people with visual impairment, this study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of group training of cognitive behavioral therapy in reducing depression in visually impaired male students.  Methods: This study employed a quasi-experimental design, with pre-test and post-test and control group. The study population included 30 students with visual impairment from high school and pre-university levels. The subjects studied at the Martyr Mohebi School in Tehran which is for visually impaired students. The subjects were selected by convenience sampling method and were...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Cognitive behavioral therapy, Depression, Male students, Visual impairment, Medicine, R, Vocational rehabilitation. Employment of people with disabilities, HD7255-7256
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