Efectividad de un programa de prevención en salud mental mediante el diálogo socrático y el pensamiento crítico

Translated title of the contribution: Effectiveness of a prevention program in mental health by socratic dialogue and critical thinking

Nora Londoño Arredondo, Jorge Palacio Sañudo, Carlos Acosta Barros, Fernando Juárez Acosta, Daniel Aguirre-Acevedo

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Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the impact of the prevention program by Socratic dialogue and critical thinking, on depression and anxiety. Method: Participants were 110 students who entered their freshman year; an experimental design with experimental and control group was used. Independent variable was Socratic dialogue and critical thinking, and dependent variables were depression and/or anxiety symptoms, and negative, positives and anxious thoughts. Applied instruments consisted on Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), Symptom Check List - 90 Revised (SCL-90R), Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire - Revised (ATQ-RP), and Anxious Self-Statements Scale (ASSQ). Results: By comparisons between the two groups, it was observed the effectiveness of the program in negative thought reduction, although no other effects were identified. Conclusions: Socratic dialogue and critical thinking can - like a prevention program, negative thoughts change in students at freshman year.

Translated title of the contributionEffectiveness of a prevention program in mental health by socratic dialogue and critical thinking
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)11-24
Number of pages14
JournalSalud Uninorte
Volume32
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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