Korrelationsstudie mellan kognitiva funktioner, grad av psykiskt välbefinnande och grad av mindfulness
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AbstractThis study aims to investigate possible correlations between cognitive functions and self perceived psychological wellbeing, possible correlations between cognitive functions and degree of mindfulness and possible correlations between degree of mindfulness and self perceived psychological wellbeing. 18 patients diagnosed with ICD-10 taking part in a transdiagnostical cognitive behavioural group therapy participated in the study. The study measures relevant variables before and after a group therapy. Of the 18 patients participating, only 11 were able to be tested on both occasions due to time limit. The following tests are used: Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test, Wechsler Adult Inventory Scale-III, Trail Making Test, Controlled Oral Word Association Test, Colour Word Test, Beck&#39;s Anxiety Inventory, Beck&#39;s Depression Inventory, Quality of Life Inventory and Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills. The results showed a significant correlation as well as tendencies to significant correlations between improvement in cognitive functions and a perceived increase of psychological wellbeing. No significant correlations were found between improvement in cognitive functions and higher degree of mindfulness. The results also showed significant correlations between perceived increase of psychological wellbeing and degree of mindfulness.