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Effectiveness of the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group on the Psychological capital of Cardiovascular Patients in Governmental and Nongovernmental Health Centers, Babol City
M Fazeli Kebria , R Hassanzadeh * , B Mirzaeian , A Khajevand Khosheli
, rhassanzadeh@yahoo.com
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Background and objective: Psychological capital are one of the positive psychological indicators defined by characteristics including optimism, having perseverance, positive self-citation and tolerating problems. This research was conducted using the therapeutic approach of acceptance and aimed to show the effect of acceptance and commitment therapy approach on the increase of psychological capital of cardiovascular patients referring to governmental and nongovernmental health centers in Babol City and the efficiency of this treatment was studied.
Materials and Methods: In this research, using a quasi-experimental design with pre-test, post-test and follow-up test, and a control group. The therapy was implemented for the experimental group in eight weekly sessions and the control group was placed in the waiting list. The psychological capital  was evaluated by Luthans’ PsyCap Questionnaire (PCQ) and the resulting data were analyzed using Spss software and with the help of Levene's f test, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and multivariate co-variance analysis.
Findings: Findings indicated that the acceptance and commitment therapy in the post-test had a significant effect on the psychological capital compared to the control group. Furthermore, the effectiveness of the above therapy has been kept at the follow-up level.
Conclusion: According to the present research, the acceptance and commitment therapy can be an effective intervention in enhancing the psychological capital of cardiovascular patients
Keywords: Acceptance and commitment therapy, psychological capital, cardiovascular patients
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: N
Received: 2017/11/14 | Accepted: 2018/03/3 | Published: 2018/03/17
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Fazeli Kebria M, Hassanzadeh R, Mirzaeian B, Khajevand Khosheli A. Effectiveness of the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group on the Psychological capital of Cardiovascular Patients in Governmental and Nongovernmental Health Centers, Babol City. JBUMS. 2018; 20 (4)
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