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The Impact of Self-Review Intervention Method in Reducing Depression Symptoms


Objective: The purpose of this study was to introduce, present, and describe the self-review therapeutic method that was designed and presented by Pourhosein based on Beck's cognitive theory, Islamic philosophy, and the return to Iqbal-e-Lahouri's self-awareness to reduce the symptoms of depression and increase happiness.

Method: In this study in addition to a theoretical and methodological discussion about self-review intervention method browsing, an example of research done in this field is mentioned.

Results: The basic principles of this approach have been based on human integrity with a cognitive approach. The underlying principle in this method is the bareness and consciousness of the human being from the inner and outer features of the self in which as a human being becomes more aware of his internal and external traits and his emotional responses will become more realistic.

Conclusion: This method is presented in a systematic manner, which if goes well, the patients’ consciousness about their self is increased and their symptoms of depression will decrease. In this study, while explaining its theoretical and methodological foundations, some research examples suggest a decrease in these symptoms.

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IssueVol 16 No 1 (2021) QRcode
SectionShort Communication(s)
Cognitive Approach Depression Happiness Islamic Philosophy Self-Review Self

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Pourhosein R. The Impact of Self-Review Intervention Method in Reducing Depression Symptoms. Iran J Psychiatry. 16(1):111-115.