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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Pain a phenomenon that is experienced by everyone during life. Psychological factors have a key role in continuation of chronic musculoskeletal pain. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of cognitive – behavioral therapy and model – based therapy in reducing pain intensity of the patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Therefore, in a quasi- experimental study with control group and follow up, 45 patients with diagnosis of chronic musculoskeletal pain by convenience randomly selected in private clinics and hospitals of Isfahan city and randomly assigned to two experimental groups and one control group. The participants were evaluated for pain intensity in three phases of pretest, posttest and follow up. Each experimental groups experienced 10 sessions of psychotherapy. While the control group did not receive any intervention. Analysis of mixed variance showed that there were significant differences between experiment groups (cognitive – behavioral and model- based) and control group (waiting list). But there were not significant differences between cognitive – behavioral and model- based therapies in the reducing pain. This research showed that cognitive – behavioral and model- based therapies can be effective treatments in reducing chronic musculoskeletal pain patients.