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fathi F, janbabai G, pourasghar M. The effect of hypnotherapy on death anxiety inpatients with acute myeloid leukemia. RJMS. 2017; 23 (151) :86-95
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4270-en.html

MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Addiction Institute, Department of Psychiatry
Abstract:   (1320 Views)

Background: Cancer is primarily a genetic disease and Myeloid dysplasia refers to a group of syndromes thathave a close relationship with each other and through the proliferation of arbitrary one or more types of bone marrow cells, are identified. One of the most prevalent psychiatric symptoms in patients with cancer, transplantand anxiety, is death anxiety. This type of anxiety can be viewed as one of the important psychological diagnosis in patients with suspected cancer. This study aimed to investigate the effect of hypnosis ondeath anxiety in patients with acute myeloid leukemia treated with chemotherapy.

Methods: The research method was quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test in experimental and control groups. Twenty-fourpatients with acute myeloid leukemia on chemotherapy with medical records and flow cytometry test were selected and randomly divided in experimental (n = 13) and control group (13 case). Death Anxiety Inventory Collet-Lesterinwas used to collect data from two group before and after trial. Six sessions of hypnotherapywas conducted for the experimental group in six weeks. SPSS₂₂ was used for statistical analysis of data

Results: The results showed that hypnotherapysignificantly reduces the anxiety duedeath,  dead people, see people dying and death anxiety in general, which has been statistically significant (p<0.001).

Conclusion: As a result, it can be said that hypnosis is an effective intervention on the anxiety of death in patients with acute myeloid leukemia underchemotherapy and can be used as a non-invasive method

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical Psychiatry

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