This is an evaluation of the acceptability and clinical utility of a cognitive intervention (an Arabic language mindfulness CD) in the treatment and management of patients with mood disorders.
Julie McDonald, Elizabeth Comino
Mindfulness based cognitive therapy is a self-management tool that is increasingly used within mainstream services to support therapy. It has been shown to be an effective intervention for managing depressed mood, anxiety, stress and rumination and for prevention relapse of depression and anxiety when integrated with standard treatment including with cognitive behaviour therapy. However, current treatment resources are almost exclusively available in English. In 2013, an Arabic Language Mindfulness CD was developed by the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and this evaluation explores its acceptability and utility.
The aim of the evaluation is to explore the acceptability and clinical utility of the Arabic language Mindfulness CD. The evaluation questions are:
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