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mavaee Z, kakabaraee K. The effectiveness of mindfulness on quality of life and happiness of the elderly. jgn. 2017; 3 (4)
URL: http://jgn.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-212-en.html
Islamic Azad University of Kermanshah , Zmavaei@gmail.com
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Purposes: The present study aims at evaluating effectiveness of recognition therapy based on mindfulness on life quality and welfare of adults by considering fast trend of elderly population growth and decreasing life quality and welfare of them because of being old and reduction of their abilities. 

Materials and Methods: The present study was practical and the method of conducting it was semi-experimental. The posttest was with control group. Statistical population of the present study includes all elderly living in Nursing Houses in the second half of 1395 year and 15 people in 15 member groups of control and experiment were placed by applying available sampling method. Short form of life quality questionnaire and Oxford welfare questionnaire were used. Covariance analysis was applied in order to evaluate the study’s hypotheses and data were analyzed by using statistical software named SPSS 23.

Results: Findings resulted from covariance analysis showed that effectiveness of mindfulness on life quality variable has been 73% in p<0.05 and this amount is 58% in p<0.05 for welfare variable.

Conclusion: Results indicated that training mindfulness have a positive and meaningful effect on life quality and elderly’s welfare.


Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/03/2 | Accepted: 2017/08/23 | Published: 2017/09/16

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