Comparative Study

| Published: March 31, 2019

Management of Depressive Disorder with Meaning Centered Counselling and Psychotherapy (MCCT): A Study

Nitin Gupta ,

Research Scholar (Psychology), R & D Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

S. Azmal Basha

Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Psychology, Sri Venkateswara Art College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.101/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.101


The study was purposely conducted to find out the role of meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) in depressive disorders among adults. The adults were assessed pre and post intervention of Experimental and control group. The questionnaires used in the study were Personal Meaning Profile developed by Paul Wong (1998), Beck Depression Inventory-II developed by Aaron T. Beck, Robert A. Steer, and Gregory K. Brown (1996) and Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale developed by Rosenberg, M. (1965) in order to determine the level of depression and symptoms associated along with the anxiety perspectives, and measures global self-worth by measuring both positive and negative feelings about the self respectively. This is the study of twenty depressive adults of Positive Essence Psychology, Thamarassery, Calicut, Kerala. The Experimental and Control group were assessed pre intervention and the data were recorded. Then the Experimental group intervened with meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) for the period of twelve week (two sittings per week and per sitting  is of 50 minutes duration) and again both the group reassessed on the research tools. Statistical analysis student ‘t’ test were used for analysis and the results of the study reflected statistically significant. The results of the study indicate that the adults experienced significant reduction in depressive symptoms and had shown significant increase in Self-Esteem.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.101/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.101

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019

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