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| Published: September 25, 2016

Effectiveness of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy on Patients Suffering From Depression

Panchal. M

Former Clinical Psychologist, Institute of Research & Development, Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Singh. R

Lecturer, Institute of Behaviour Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Gamit. H

Ph.D Research Scholar, Sardar Patel University, Anand, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.119/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.119

ABSTRACT

Clinical depression is one of the most common and debilitating of the psychiatric disorders. The individual usually suffers from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, and reduced energy leading to increased fatiguability and diminished activity. Marked tiredness after only slight effort is common. The aim of the present study is to examine the effectiveness of Cognitive Behaviour therapy on patient suffering from depression. Total sample size was 16 patients diagnosed with depression according to ICD-10. Two groups were formed, 8 in control group and 8 in experimental group respectively. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy was given to experiment group only. The results show that a significant difference was found between the experimental and control group.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.119/20160304

10.25215/0304.119

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016