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Volume 8, Issue 4 (winter 2021)                   J Prevent Med 2021, 8(4): 78-87 | Back to browse issues page

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Molavi A, Afshar Zanjan H, Haji Alizadeh K. The effectiveness of acceptance and commitment based therapy on quality of life and psychological well-being of patients with type 2 diabetes. J Prevent Med. 2021; 8 (4) :78-87
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-514-en.html
1- Department of Health Psychology, Kish International Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kish Island, Iran.
2- Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Psychosomatic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
3- Department of Psychology, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment based therapy on quality of life and psychological well-being in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Methods: The present study was of applied and semi-experimental type with three-month follow-up which conducted in 2020. The statistical population of this study included patients with type 2 diabetes referring to kish island medical centers. The sample consisted of 40 patients with type 2 diabetes who were selected by available sampling method and were assigned into two groups of acceptance and commitment therapy (n=20) and control (n=20). Participants completed Reef's Quality of Life and Psychological Well-Being Questionnaire. Acceptance and commitment therapy was performed in 8 sessions of 90 minutes and once a week for two months.  Mancova method and analysis of variance with repeated measurements were used to analyze the data. Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS software.
Results: The findings of this study showed that acceptance and commitment therapy was effective in improving the quality of life (P-Value<0.01) and psychological well-being (P-Value<0.01). The effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy remained lasting after three months of follow-up.
Conclusion: Acceptance and commitment based therapy can be used to increase the quality of life and psychological well-being of patients with type 2 diabetes.

 
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2021/05/30 | Accepted: 2021/11/25 | Published: 2021/12/31

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