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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Introduction: The purpose of this research was evaluating the effectiveness of mindfulness group-based cognitive therapy on reducing anxiety sensitivity and Meta-worry students with symptoms of social anxiety.
Method:This study research design was quasi-experimental pretest-posttest with control group. Statistical population was all students at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad with clinical symptoms of social anxiety in 1392-93 academic year. 30 students (15 groups, 15 groups control)were selected with purposeful sampling. The experimental group received 8 sessions of training, but the control group did not receive any type of psychological services. The two groups completed questionnaires before and after the intervention. Anxious thoughts questionnaire and anxiety sensitivity questionnaire were used for collecting data.
Results:The results of covariance analysis indicated significant differences between experimental and control groups in reducing anxiety sensitivity (P<0/01). There was a significant difference between the two groups also in reducing meta-worry (P<0/01).
Conclusion: The results showed that mindfulness group-based cognitive therapy was effective on reducing anxiety sensitivity and Meta-worry in students with symptoms of social anxiety.
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