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Jahandar M, Badeleh M, Badeleh M T, Mohamad khani S. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A SHORT COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL GROUP INTERVENTION ON QUALITY OF LIFE AND ILLNESS PERCEPTION IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES DISEASE. ijdld. 2017; 15 (6) :371-381
URL: http://ijdld.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5453-en.html

1- Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Torbat-e Jam, Khorasan, Iran
2- 2- Department of Health Psychology, University kharazmi, Tehran, Iran
3- Department Health Psychology, , University of Medical Sciences, Golestan, Iran
4- Clinical Psychology Department, University kharazmi, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (869 Views)

Background:  This study was planned to investigate the effectiveness of a short Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention for Diabetes Mellitus Disease (CBGI-CHD) on quality of life and illness Perception in patients with type 2 diabetes disease.

Methods: Twenty eight patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who were the members of Iran Diabetes Association, were selected through voluntary accessible sampling .Type 2 diabetes patients were randomly assigned in a 12-week (2.5 –h sessions) cognitive behavioral group intervention for Diabetes Mellitus Disease (n=14) or to a control group (n=14) that received usual care. Quality  of life were  measured  using a Persian version quality of life questionnaire(WHQOL-BREF)  , illness Perception  were measured Using a brief  Illness Perception Questionnaire( brief IpQ ) before and directly after intervention. Data were analyzed with SPSS 19 software, descriptive statistics, covariance analysis and

Results:  Experiment group showed significant increases in quality  of life and illness Perception at post–test, compared with control group (p< %5).In addition ,intervention in, quality of life dimensions  was significant for The experimental group .(p< %5).except the environment dimension.(P>%5).

Conclusion: The results indicate that CBGI-CHD can improve quality of life and illness Perception in patients with type 2diabetes mellitus. The future researches with longer pursuing periods for reviewing efficacy continuation is suggested

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/12/6 | Accepted: 2016/07/17 | Published: 2017/07/1

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