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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2018, 16(2): 81-91 Back to browse issues page
THE EFFICACY OF SPIRITUAL / RELIGIOUS PSYCHOTHERAPY – EMPHASIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF 15TH AND 23TH PRAYERS OF SAHIFEHSAJJADIYEH- ON MENTAL HEALTH AND ATTITUDE TOWARD DISEASE IN CANCER PATIENTS
Ali Sharifi Rigi 1 , Sayad Ali Marashi 2, Najmeh Hamid 3
1- M.Sc. Clinical psychology, Ahvaz shahid chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
2- Assistant Professor of psychologys, Ahvaz shahid chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran (Corresponding Author) , sayedalimarashi@scu.ac.ir
3- Associate professor of psychology, Ahvaz shahid chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
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Background & Aims: Cancer has a negative impact on the various aspects of life in patients with cancer in varying degrees. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of religious-spiritual psychotherapy with emphasis on the importance of prayers No. 15 and 23 of SahifehSajjadieh on the attitude toward illness and mental health in cancer patients in Ahvaz city.
Material & Methods: In a pre-test-post-testdesign with control group, 30 cancer patients in Ahwaz were selected using available sampling method and randomly assigned to two intervention and control groups (each group consisted of 15 subjects).The intervention group received 6 sessions (weekly 2 sessions)of 90 minutes religious-spiritualpsychotherapy intervention with emphasis on the importance of prayers No. 15 and 23 of SahifehSajjadieh. The instruments used were Goldberg and Hillier mental health questionnaire and the Illness Attitude Scales (IAS) of Kellner, completed in two stages before and end of intervention. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data and to determine the significance level, the test ANOVA, (p<0.01) was used.
Results: The results of multivariate analysis of covariance showed thatspiritual / religious psychotherapy - emphasizing the importance of 15th and 23th prayers of SahifehSajjadiyeh-increased mental health (P>0/005) and positive attitude toward illness (P>0/002) in cancer patients of the experimental group in comparison to the control group in post-test.
Conclusion: Considering the positive effect of this intervention on improving mental health and also strengthening the positive attitude toward illness, this intervention can be appropriate for cancer patients along with other treatments and could be used as a treatment approach in hospitals and counseling centers.
 
Keywords: piritual / religious psychotherapy, health mental, attitude toward disease, cancer patients
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Sharifi Rigi A, Marashi S A, Hamid N. THE EFFICACY OF SPIRITUAL / RELIGIOUS PSYCHOTHERAPY – EMPHASIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF 15TH AND 23TH PRAYERS OF SAHIFEHSAJJADIYEH- ON MENTAL HEALTH AND ATTITUDE TOWARD DISEASE IN CANCER PATIENTS. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2018; 16 (2) :81-91
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مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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