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Efficacy of Meaning Centered Counselling and Psychotherapy (MCCT) to Reduce Symptoms of Depressive Disorders:A Study


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1 Research & Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Taminadu, India
2 Department of Psychology, sri Venkateswara Art College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Psychology, sri Venkateswara Art College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
     

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The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) for purposively selected 60adults to reduce depressive disorders symptoms or associated anxiety. The adults were assessed pre and post intervention in experimental and control groups, we used the questionnaire Personal Meaning Profile developed by Wong (1998) Beck Depression Inventory-II developed by Beck, Steer, and Brown (1996) and Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale developed by Rosenberg (1965) to evaluate the level of depression and symptoms associated along with the anxiety perspectives, and measures comprehensive self-worth by determining both constructive and adverse feelings about the self respectively. This is the study of sixty adults of Positive Essence Psychology, Thamarassery, Calicut, Kerala. The adults were assessed pre intervention and intervened with meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) for the time span of twelve weeks. The adult's depressive symptoms and self esteem were reassessed alter the period of twelve weeks. The outcome of the study revealed that the adult's experienced significantly less associated depressive disorder symptoms, and elevated in the self esteem. The outcome shows that the meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) techniques are efficient in reducing depressive disorders symptoms or associated anxiety and increase in self esteem.

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Depressive Disorders, Meaning Centered Counselling, Psychotherapy.
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Authors

Nitin Gupta
Research & Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Taminadu, India
S. Azmal
Department of Psychology, sri Venkateswara Art College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Basha
Department of Psychology, sri Venkateswara Art College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

Abstract


The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) for purposively selected 60adults to reduce depressive disorders symptoms or associated anxiety. The adults were assessed pre and post intervention in experimental and control groups, we used the questionnaire Personal Meaning Profile developed by Wong (1998) Beck Depression Inventory-II developed by Beck, Steer, and Brown (1996) and Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale developed by Rosenberg (1965) to evaluate the level of depression and symptoms associated along with the anxiety perspectives, and measures comprehensive self-worth by determining both constructive and adverse feelings about the self respectively. This is the study of sixty adults of Positive Essence Psychology, Thamarassery, Calicut, Kerala. The adults were assessed pre intervention and intervened with meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) for the time span of twelve weeks. The adult's depressive symptoms and self esteem were reassessed alter the period of twelve weeks. The outcome of the study revealed that the adult's experienced significantly less associated depressive disorder symptoms, and elevated in the self esteem. The outcome shows that the meaning centered counselling and psychotherapy (MCCT) techniques are efficient in reducing depressive disorders symptoms or associated anxiety and increase in self esteem.

Keywords


Depressive Disorders, Meaning Centered Counselling, Psychotherapy.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2019%2Fv10i2%2F185297