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IJPN 2018, 6(5): 1-8 Back to browse issues page
The Efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on Hope and Psychological Well-being in Women with Breast Cancer under Chemotherapy
Nasire Mogadam , Razie Amraae , Fateme Asadi , Omid Amani *
Department of Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran , o.amani69@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, which has a profound effect on mental and social health, hope and psychological well-being. The purpose of this study was to determine the Efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy on the hope and psychological well-being of women with breast cancer under chemotherapy.
Methods: The present study was a quasi-experimental and pre-test-posttest design with intervention and control group. The statistical population of this study was all women with breast cancer in Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital. They were selected by purposeful sampling and randomly assigned to two intervention groups
(n = 15) and control (n = 15). In the intervention group, 8 sessions of 90-minute intervention Based on acceptance and commitment, and the control group remained on the list. The instrument used in the research was Schneider's hope Questionnaire (1991) and Rheff's Psychological Well-being (1980). Data analysis was performed using SPSS v.23 software in two parts: descriptive (mean, standard deviation) and inferential (covariance analysis).
Results: The results of the data analysis indicated that following the provision of acceptance therapy and commitment, the scores of hope and psychological well-being varied in the experimental group in the post-test phase and this type of treatment had a significant positive effect on hope And psychological well-being of women with cancer under chemotherapy (P < 0.001).
Conclusions: According to these findings, group therapy of admission and commitment is an effective way to increase the hope and psychological well-being of patients with breast cancer.
 
Keywords: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Hope, Psychological Well-being Women, Breast Cancer
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Received: 2018/03/15
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mogadam N, amraae R, asadi F, Amani O. The Efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on Hope and Psychological Well-being in Women with Breast Cancer under Chemotherapy. IJPN. 2018; 6 (5) :1-8
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