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Zareei Mahmoodabadi H, Nourian M, Javadian S R, Fallah Tafti E. The Effectiveness of Hope Therapy on Improving the Elderly Quality of Life . SBRH. 2019; 3 (1) :360-368
URL: http://sbrh.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-83-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran.
2- Department of Sociology, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran.
3- Department of Counseling, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (116 Views)
Background: Elderly is an era of life, which affects quality of life; aging changes the thinking ways and reduces the self-confidence.
The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of hope therapy on the elderly quality of life in Mehriz, Yazd in 2016 - 2017.
Methods: In this controlled study with pre-test post-test design, the study population consisted of all elderly people who referred to daily care centers of Mehriz. The sample consisted of 24 elderly women in the daily care centers, who were divided into two groups of experimental (n = 12) and awaiting (n = 12).Hope therapy was provided in eight sessions for the experimental group. The instrument used in this research was Quality of Life Scale for the Elderly.
Results: The MANOVA results showed a significant difference between the experimental and awaiting groups. In the experimental group, physical function, depression, anxiety, mental performance, and life satisfaction improved, but education did not affect the sex dimension. Hope therapy, was effective on improving the elderly quality of life.
Conclusion: The studied training can be used as an effective treatment to improve the elderly quality of life.
 
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2018/09/9 | Accepted: 2019/06/3 | Published: 2019/07/14

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