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Sarizadeh, M-S and Rafieinia, P. and Sabahi, P. and Tamaddon, M.-R. (2019) Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy on subjective well-being among hemodialysis patients: A randomized clinical trial study. Koomesh, 21. pp. 61-66. ISSN 16087046

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    Introduction: Chronic kidney disease and hemodialysis lead to many physical and psychological problems which can have adverse effects on the physical, psychological health and well-being of patients. Correspondigly, some studies indicated that the acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is effective on improving physical and mental health in patients with chronic illnesses. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy on subjective well-bing in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Materials and Methods: Current study was a randomized clinical trial with pretest, posttest and follow up, which conducted on 22 patients undergoing hemodialysis in Kosar Hospital of Semnan (Iran). Data was collected by Questionnaire of subjective-well-being. Results: There was significant statistical differences between two groups in the subscales of psychological well-bing (p = 0.001) and social well-bing(p = 0.017). Conclusion: According to the results, it is recommended to the use of ACT as an effective and complementary psychological intervention alongside with medical therapy to improve the subjective-well-being of hemodialysis patients. © 2019, Semnan University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Admin User
    Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2019 09:01
    Last Modified: 13 Mar 2019 09:01

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