عنوان مقاله [English]
Meta-cognitive therapy is an emerging treatment of supposedly effective component of psychopathology that reduces rumination. The present study is an attempt to consider effectiveness of this therapy to improve suicidal ideation at depressive patient.This research performed as quasi-experimental pretest-posttest control group design. Among patients with depression referred to a psychiatric clinic in Tabriz, 30 patients were randomly divided into 2 groups: intervention and control. Data collected with Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation. We used pair T-test for comparing mean scale in two groups. Significant level in this study was 0.05.Mean score of beck scale in pretest and post-test were 18.8±3.8 and 18.4±2.5 in control group and 18.5±4.4 and 14.7±2.2 in experimental group.The results showed that meta-cognitive therapy has a significant impact onimproving suicidal ideation at depressive patient (p=0.0001).The results show that meta-cognitive therapy focusing on rumination can be effective on treating suicidal ideation at depressive patient.