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IJPN 2018, 6(4): 49-56 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Hope Therapy on Psychological Well-being and Resilience in Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Moghgan Naghdi , Mehryar Anasori
Department of Psychology, Ashtian Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ashtian, Iran , guilan..sad@gmail.com
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Introduction: Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered as a disorder that is associated with the stress which is expressed in people who exposed to severe harmful events and causes a lot of psychological problem. Present research aimed to determine the effectiveness of hope therapy on psychological well-being and resilience in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Methods: This research was a semi-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design with a control group. The research population was included patients with post-traumatic stress disorder referring to Ghate Gomshodeh counseling clinic of Tehran city in 2017 year. The research sample was 40 patients were selected by available sampling method and randomly assigned to two groups. The experimental group educated hope therapy for 8 sessions of 2 hours over a period of one month. Data were collected by using the questionnaires of psychological well-being and resilience and to assess post-traumatic stress disorder was used from clinical interview. The data were analyzed by MANCOVA method.
Results: The findings showed that in the post-test stage there was a significant difference between the experimental and control groups in psychological well-being and resilience. In the other words, hope therapy significantly led to increase the psychological well-being and resilience of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Conclusions: The results indicate the importance of hope therapy in the improvement the psychological well-being and resilience. Therefore, hope therapy method can be used by counselors and therapists to improve the psychological well-being and resilience of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.
 
Keywords: Hope Therapy, Psychological Well-being, Resilience, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/03/10
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Naghdi M, Anasori M. Effectiveness of Hope Therapy on Psychological Well-being and Resilience in Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. IJPN. 2018; 6 (4) :49-56
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