International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 191

Table of Content: August 2012; 4(7)

August 2012

Assessment of obsessive beliefs in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder in comparison to healthy sample

  Cognitive models of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) suggested that dysfunctional beliefs have important role in the etiology and maintenance of this disorder. However, empirical evidence in support of this notion is limited and inconsistent. The aim of current study was to compare scores obtained from the obsessive beliefs questionnaire (OBQ-44) and its subscales in 59 patients with OCD and 54...

Author(s):   Razieh Izadi, Karim Asgari, Hamidtaher Neshatdust and Mohammadreza Abedi        

August 2012

Improving well-being with a gratitude exercise in Japanese workers: A randomized controlled trial

  Few individual-focused interventions that focus on improving the well-being of employees have been conducted in the workplace. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of worksite intervention consisting of a gratitude exercise on employees’ well-being, such as positive affect, life satisfaction and subjective happiness among Japanese workers. A randomized controlled trial was...

Author(s):   Yasumasa Otsuka, Masashi Hori and Junko Kawahito,