International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Comparative Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021


A Study to Compare Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Depression in Patients with Parkinson Disease

Sunil Neupane


Abstract: Background and objectives- This study examined the effects of cognitive behavioural therapy and action & commitment therapy on depression of the Parkinson patient. It examines the combine effect of conventional physiotherapy treatment along with these two approaches for depression in Parkinson patients. Methods- The subjects were 30 inpatient who were randomly divided into two groups; 15 patients in experimental group performed cognitive behavioural therapy (once a week) and received action and commitment therapy (once a week) for 3 months i. e.12 weeks. The Hamilton rating scale of depression (HAM-d) and beck depression inventory (BDI) were measured before and after the 12 weeks of therapy. Results – Both groups shows significant improvement in depression, after 12 weeks of cognitive behavioural therapy and action and commitment therapy. Progression was measured in HAM-D and BDI scales. Interpretation and conclusion- This study demonstrated that cognitive behavioural therapy and action commitment therapy helps in decrease in depression of Parkinson patients. But there is no significant difference between these two treatments. Key words- Parkinson, depression, cognitive behavioural therapy, action and commitment therapy, BDI, HAM-D


Keywords: Parkinson, depression, cognitive behavioural therapy, action and commitment therapy, BDI, HAM-D


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,


Pages: 818 - 822


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Sunil Neupane, "A Study to Compare Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Depression in Patients with Parkinson Disease", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21115192953, Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021, 818 - 822

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