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Keyvan S, Khezri Moghadam N, Rajab A. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT TO ILLNESS IN PATIENT WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES. ijdld. 2018; 17 (2) :105-116
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1- Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
2- Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran , khezri147@yahoo.com
3- Head of Iranian Diabetes Society,Tehtan, Iran
Abstract:   (268 Views)
Background: Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic illness that is closely associated with some psychological problems, particularly stress. In this case, psychological interventions can be useful. The aim of this study was to investigate effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on psychosocial adjustment to illness in patient with type 2 diabetes.
Methods: In this study, semi-experimental method (pre-posttest) with control group was used. Population of the study included patients with type 2 diabetes that were member of Iranian Diabetes Society of Tehran. For sampling, 60 patients with type 2 diabetes were considered and then divided in two groups based on random sampling method. Psychosocial Adjustment to Illness Scale was used.
Results: ANCOVA showed that MBSR significantly effect on psychosocial adjustment to illness. Additionally, the results showed that MBSR significantly effect on attitude towards the disease and the social environment (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Findings revealed that MBSR can be effective on increasing psychosocial adjustment to illness in patients with type 2 diabetes. These findings have been inferred that patients with type 2 diabetes need to increase their psychosocial adjustment to illness.
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/11/20 | Accepted: 2018/01/25 | Published: 2018/04/18

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