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The effectiveness of spirituality therapy on the quality dimensions of life of Isfahan elderly
Asghar Kamran *, Sead reza Mirmehdy,, Hasan Abdollahzadeh
Faculty member, Department of Psychology, Khorasgan Branch, Payame noor university, Isfahan, Iran. , asgharkamran110@gmail.com
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The purpose of present study was to determine the effect of spirituality therapy on the quality dimensions of life of Isfahan elderly. The method of this quasi- experimental study was pre test- post test with control group. Data collection tool was a World Health Organization Quality of life questionnaire ( WHOQOL- BREEF). By referring to three elderly care centers in Isfahan , 40 elderly people ( according to entry and exit criteria) who obtained a low score in spiritual intelligence ( based on King's spiritual intelligence) and quality of life questionnaire ,were selected by convenience sampling method and were placed randomly in two groups of 20 experimental and 20 controls Frankl's spirituality therapy protocol was performed in groups in 8 sessions of 60 minutes for the experimental group which after the end of the sessions , 2 groups has passed post test and after 3 months , the follow – up phase was done. Data analysis was performed by using multivariate covariance analysis. The results clarified that there is a significant difference in mean of physical health, social relationships and living environment in the experimental and control group at post – test and follow-up stages. In mental health variable no significant difference was observed between experimental and control groups in 3 stages of the test. Generally it can be concluded that spirituality therapy has been effective on the quality of life of Isfahan elderly.

Keywords: Keywords: spirituality therapy, quality of life, elderly
     
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/06/18 | Accepted: 2019/09/28 | Published: 2019/09/28
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kamran A, mirmehdy, S R, abdollahzadeh H. The effectiveness of spirituality therapy on the quality dimensions of life of Isfahan elderly . Islamic Life Style. 2019; 3 (2)
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