[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 21, Issue 3 (Autumn 2019) ::
EBNESINA 2019, 21(3): 23-30 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment group therapy on psychological flexibility and resilience of women with breast cancer
Fateme Jafarizadeh, Majid Bahrainian *
Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , majid.bahrainian@gmail.com
Abstract:   (427 Views)
Background: Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is one of the psychological methods to result in greater resilience and psychological flexibility by facing the previously avoided situations. The purpose of present study was to determine the effectiveness of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment on psychological flexibility and resilience of women with breast cancer.
Materials and methods: In this pretest-posttest designed research, 50 people were non-randomly selected and randomly divided into experimental and control groups each containing 25 individuals. Acceptance, function and resilience measures were used and Multivariate Covariance Analysis (MANCOVA) was performed for inferential analysis.
Results: The means of psychological flexibility and resilience in the posttest were respectively 44.2500 and 95.0000 in the experimental group and 34.0000 and 77.2400 in the control group. The means difference was significant between experimental and control groups that shows the efficacy of ACT therapy in women with breast cancer. The effect of ACT therapy in the posttest phase on the variables of psychological flexibility and resilience was 0.30 (p=0.000) and 0.19 (p=0.048), respectively, which means that 30% of the variance of psychological flexibility scores and 19% of variance of Resilience scores in posttest were due to acceptance and commitment therapy.
Conclusion: Acceptance and commitment therapy increases the psychological flexibility and resilience of women with breast cancer.


Keywords: Breast Neoplasms, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychological Resilience, Psychological Tests
Full-Text [PDF 657 kb]   (101 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/11/12 | Published: 2019/10/2
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Jafarizadeh F, bahrainian M. Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment group therapy on psychological flexibility and resilience of women with breast cancer. EBNESINA. 2019; 21 (3) :23-30
URL: http://ebnesina.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-737-en.html


Volume 21, Issue 3 (Autumn 2019) Back to browse issues page
ابن سینا EBNESINA
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 30 queries by YEKTAWEB 4227