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Ghasemi, N. (2011) The Effectiveness of Quality of Life Group Therapy on Mental Health. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 10, 23-33.

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  • TITLE: Efficacy of Quality of Life Therapy on Increasing Happiness in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

    AUTHORS: Hossein Jenaabadi, Bahareh Azizi Nejad, Ghazal Fatehrad

    KEYWORDS: Quality of Life Therapy, Happiness, Depression

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Psychiatry, Vol.5 No.2, April 24, 2015

    ABSTRACT: Introduction: The present study sought to examine the effectiveness of quality of life therapy on increasing happiness among patients with major depression. Methods: The research followed an experimental research design with an experimental and a control group. To this end, among the statistical population of the study that consisted of all individuals with major depression disorder, 30 individuals were randomly selected and placed in two groups (experimental and control). The experimental group individually received an intervention with a trend based on quality of life improvement for 10 sessions. The control group received no such treatment. Beck’s Depression Inventory and Oxford Happiness Questionnaire were used in two occasions of pretest and posttest. Data analysis was performed using descriptive statistics and multivariate analysis of covariance. Results: The results revealed that quality of life therapy reduced depression and increased happiness among the subjects on the posttest (p patients recover.