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Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment psychotherapy in improving depression and quality of sleep in women with postpartum depression
Mehnosh Ezadee , Aras Rasouli *
Kermanshah - Islamic Azad University - Faculty of Humanities - Department of Educational Sciences , aras.1357@yahoo.com
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 Introduction: Postpartum depression and sleep quality in women are common and disabling psychosocial disorders. Depression and quality of sleep are considered as a collective health problem. This affects the care of the baby, the relationship between the mother and the child, the care of other children and the relationship with the spouse. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of admission and commitment psychotherapy in improving depression and quality of sleep in women with postpartum depression.
Methods: This was a clinical trial with pre-test-posttest with control group. The statistical population of the study was a survey of all newly born mothers in Kermanshah in 1396 in 539 people. A sample of 30 were selected through sampling method (15 subjects in the experimental group and 15 in the control group) in a random manner, they were replaced in groups. Two variables were used to measure variables: a) Beck Depression (BDI-II; Beck, Stihler & Brun, 1996); and B: Sleep Quality (QS; Comparison, et al., 1989). Treatment interventions (based on admission and commitment) were conducted in eight sessions of two hours (every two weeks). For analysis of data, covariance analysis and Spss-22 software were used.
Results: The results showed that group therapy based on commitment and acceptance to reduce postpartum depression and improve sleep quality has a significant effect (P=0/0001).
Conclusion: As a result, psychotherapy based on group commitment and admission can be considered as an effective treatment for improving depression and quality of sleep. According to the results, it is recommended that psychologists and counselors use this therapeutic approach for those suffering from postpartum depression.
Keywords: Psychotherapy based on commitment and acceptance, depression, sleeps quality.
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Type of Study: Maternity Nursing | Subject: behavioral sciences
Received: 2018/08/22 | Accepted: 2018/11/17
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ezadee M, Rasouli A. Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment psychotherapy in improving depression and quality of sleep in women with postpartum depression. IJNR. 2019; 14 (1) :21-28
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