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Volume 19, Issue 88 (6-2020)                   علوم روانشناختی 2020, 19(88): 511-519 | Back to browse issues page

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ramazaniawal M, ahadi H, askari P, nejat H. The effectiveness of well-being therapy on loneliness and cognitive emotion regulation in older adults with non-clinical depression. علوم روانشناختی. 2020; 19 (88) :511-519
URL: http://psychologicalscience.ir/article-1-604-en.html
Professor, Department of Psychology, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran (Corresponding Author)
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Background: Feeling lonely can cause depression in the elderly. But the key question is, does therapeutic well-being affect the feeling of loneliness and cognitive emotion regulation in elderly people with non-clinical depression? Aims: The efficacy of therapeutic well-being was on the feeling of loneliness and cognitive emotion regulation in elderly patients with non-clinical depression. Method: This research was a quasi-experimental study with pre-test and post-test with control group. The statistical population of the study included all elderly (male and female) aged 65 to 85 years living in Nashat nursing home in Mashhad. Thirty individuals were selected by simple random sampling method and were randomly assigned into two groups of 15 experimental and control groups. Research instruments included Russell's Loneliness Questionnaire (1996), Garnefsky's Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire, Craig & Spinhaun's (2001), Yasavig's Elderly Depression Questionnaire (1993), and the eight-session Therapeutic Well-being Protocol (Cook Ern & Clich 2017). Results were analyzed by ANOVA. Results: The results showed that well-being therapy had a significant effect on loneliness and cognitive emotion regulation (P<0/05). Conclusions: Wealth therapy and well-being can be used to reduce loneliness and improve cognitive emotion regulation in the elderly. 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/01/10 | Accepted: 2020/01/26 | Published: 2020/05/3

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