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Fallahi khoshknab M, Asayesh H, Qorbani M, Fadaei F, Rahmani Anaraki H. THE EFFECT OF POETRY THERAPY GROUP ON COMMUNICATIONAL SKILLS OF SCHIZOPHRENIC PATIENT. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2016; 13 (11) :919-927
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1- Associate professor, Nursing Department, University of social welfare & rehabilitation sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Instructor, Paramedical Faculty, Qom University of MedicalSciences, Qom, Iran
3- Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Science, Karaj, Iran
4- Associate professor, Psychiatry Department, University of social welfare & rehabilitation sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Received: 6 Nov, 2015 Accepted: 22 Dec, 2015 Background & aim: Schizophrenia as a complex psychiatric syndrome has profound destructive influence on different aspects of patient’s behaviors. Psychological interventions in combination with antipsychotic agents are effective on clinical symptoms and social functions of schizophrenic patient. The purpose of the present study was to test the effectiveness of poetry group therapy on communicational skills of schizophrenic patient. Material and Methods: in this clinical trail, 29 schizophrenic patients were selected via convenience sampling and then subjects were randomly assigned to poetry therapy group, (n=14) and control group (n=15). For experimental group, poetry group therapy was held in one hour session, twice weekly for 6 weeks. The Activity daily living impairment scale (communicational skills) was used as research instrument. Statistical analysis was done by using independent t-test and paired t-test.  Results: After the poetry group therapy program, the patients in the experimental group showed significant improvement in the communicational skills comparing to the controls (P0.05). After intervention, we found significant differences between poetry therapy and control group (P< 0.05). Conclusion: The study findings indicate poetry therapy group is effective in improvement of communicational skills of schizophrenic patient.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: مدیریت پرستاری

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