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Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy

Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini.

Abstract
Anxiety disorders comprised of about 12% of the population, which leads to mild to severe impairment. Anxiety defines as a state of tension, worried thoughts and concern over the idea of risk or danger. The authors investigated the impact of cognitive and spiritual therapy in female students diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Data were collected by means of Spielberg anxiety questionnaire. Results revealed that the levels of anxiety were decreased by cognitive and spiritual therapy. The findings of this study highlighted the possible benefits of cognitive and spiritual therapy in reducing anxiety. However, literature review shows that spiritual therapy could be more effective in comparison to cognitive therapy for treating anxiety.

Key words: Cognitive therapy, spiritual therapy, anxiety.


 
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Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . J Complement Med Res. 2020; 11(3): 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18


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Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . http://www.jocmr.com/?mno=10939 [Access: September 27, 2021]. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18


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Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . J Complement Med Res. 2020; 11(3): 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



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Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . J Complement Med Res. (2020), [cited September 27, 2021]; 11(3): 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



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Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini (2020) Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . J Complement Med Res, 11 (3), 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



Turabian Style

Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. 2020. Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 11 (3), 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



Chicago Style

Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. "Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy ." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 11 (2020), 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini. "Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy ." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 11.3 (2020), 147-153. Print. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Maryam Safara, Mehdi Mesri, Hossein Shamsi Gooshki, Ali Ghazvini (2020) Evaluation the Effectiveness of Anxiety Treatments: Cognitive Therapy in Comparison to Spiritual Therapy . Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 11 (3), 147-153. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.03.18