Volume 16, Issue 10 (January 2019)                   Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2019, 16(10): 749-759 | Back to browse issues page

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Ebrahimi M, Tolooyi kashtiban N, Mogaddam Tabrizi F. THE EFFECT OF GROUP COUNSELING ON HEALTH PROMOTION BEHAVIOR IN MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN WHO REFERRED TO BORDER HEALTH CENTERS OF URMIA IN 2017. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2019; 16 (10) :749-759
URL: http://unmf.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3688-en.html
1- Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Urmia, Iran
2- Msc Student, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , cheechest_gas@yahoo.com
3- Associate Professor, Department of Midwifery, Urmia Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
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Background & Aims: Health promoting behavior is one of the main criteria of health and it has a potential impact on improvement of health and quality of life in middle-aged women. In addition, it leads to a reduction in health care services expenditure. This study is conducted to determine the effect of group counseling on health promotion behaviors in middle-aged women who referred to border health centers of Urmia in 2018. Materials & Method: This is an RCT study with pre-test and post-test on the control group. Statistical population of this study was 90 middle-aged women who referred to border health centers that were randomly divided into experimental groups (n = 45) and control (n = 45). The research instruments were demographic questionnaire and standard questionnaire HPLP2 that was completed before and after the intervention. The intervention consisted of six 60-90 minute group counseling session. The non-intervention group received normal care. Data were analyzed by SPSS-20, T-test Wilcoxon rank tests. P-value less than 0.05 was considered significant. Result:  Before the intervention, mean scores were matched the two groups. But after intervention showed a significant increase a mean of the health-promoting behaviors (diet, exercise, responsibility, stress management, interpersonal support, and self-actualization) (P
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: مامایی

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