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پرستاری قلب و عروق 2016, 5(3): 16-25 Back to browse issues page
The effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program on physical functioning and health related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with coronary artery disease (CAD)
Rasool Heshmati * 1, Fereshteh Ghorbani 2
1- PhD, Department of Psychology Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran (*Corresponding Author) , psy.heshmati@gmail.com
2- MSc, Department of Psychology Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology, Azad University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
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Abstract

Aim. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on physical functioning and Health Related Quality Of Life in people with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

Background. According to the studies, CAD can affects physical functioning and HRQOL. Developing and examining psychological therapeutic models for improving quality of life and physical functioning would be appropriate.

Method. In this randomized clinical trial study with control group, 30 people with CAD were selected from coronary care unit of Abbasi Hospital of Mian-E-doab city, Iran, by convenience sampling and assigned randomly to experimental and control group. Data were collected by Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ) for measuring for assessing health related quality of life and SF-36 for measuring physical functioning. The experimental group received mindfulness-based stress reduction program in eight 2.5 hours sessions, weekly. The control group did not receive any intervention.

Findings. The results showed that after controlling the pre-test effect, mindfulness-based stress reduction had a statistically significant effect on physical functioning and health related quality of life and their dimensions.

Conclusion. It can be concluded that mindfulness-based stress reduction influences physical functioning and health related quality of life by modulating biological and psychological processes.

Keywords: Coronary artery disease, Mindfulness-based stress reduction program, physical functioning, Health related quality of life
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cardiovascular
Received: 2016/11/12 | Accepted: 2016/12/25 | Published: 2017/06/6
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Heshmati R, Ghorbani F. The effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program on physical functioning and health related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with coronary artery disease (CAD). پرستاری قلب و عروق. 2016; 5 (3) :16-25
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