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Zanjiran S, Borjali A, Kraskian A. Effect of group Logotherapy education on quality of life and general health in women of sanatorium . RJMS 2015; 21 (127) :39-51
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3473-en.html
Islamic Azad university, Karaj, Iran
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Background:The elderly are one of increasing social groups in the present communities which has gained importance with respect to the age pyramid of our country. The study purpose was evaluating the effectiveness of group logotherapy education on quality of life and general health in women of sanatorium.


Methods: The population included all elderlies living in private sanatorium in city of Shahriar. Sample selection was via convenience sampling. Subjects (n=24) were assigned to 2 groups. The control group (N=12) received the usual nursing care and experimental group (N=12) participated in the group training consisted of 10-day sessions for 5 weeks (every session, 2 hours). Effects were measured using questionnaire for quality of life in the elderly (Lipad) and general health (GHQ-28) analysis of covariance was used for analysis of data.


Results: Results indicated a significant difference between pretest and posttest of experimental group.


Conclusion: The group logotherapy education is effective on increasing quality of life and general health in women of sanatorium.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical Psychiatry

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