Efficacy of teaching resiliency on symptoms reduction on anxiety of adolescence with heart disease

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Khodamorad Momeni 1 , Zahra Jalili 2 , * , Raja Mohseni 1 , Jahangir Karami 1 , Mojgan Saeedi 3 , Seyed Mojtaba Ahmadi 4

1 Department of Pscychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Faculty of medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Cardiovascular center, Imam Ali Hospital, Kermanshah, Iran

4 Department of Clinical Pscychology, Faculty of medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Momeni K , Jalili Z, Mohseni R , Karami J , Saeedi M , et al. Efficacy of teaching resiliency on symptoms reduction on anxiety of adolescence with heart disease, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2015 ; 4(2):e81970.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 4 (2); e81970
Published Online: August 11, 2015
Article Type: Research Article
Received: February 08, 2015
Accepted: June 10, 2015

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Abstract

Background: Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders in heart patients. Due to the side effects of medication, the use of non-drug treatments seem necessary. We aimed to determine the efficacy of resiliency training reduces anxiety symptoms in adolescents with heart disease.
Method: This quasi-experimental design and pretest - posttest - follow-up control. This study of 20 subjects (16 males and 4 females) of patients referred to Imam Ali hospital in Kermanshah were available for sampling were selected and randomly assigned
into two groups. Patient's anxiety questionnaire (Beck, 1990) before the intervention and after the intervention and follow-up sessions after the test was completed. Data were analyzed using ANCOVA spss19 and statistical methods. Participants were trained in 12 sessions.
Results: The differences compared to the pre-test and post-test scores in the experimental group (P<0.001), which showed a significant decrease. Test Track (P<0.393) showed no significant difference in post-test and follow-up.
Conclusion: Resiliency training has significant effects on reducing anxiety symptoms and follow the same quarter has proved, so as to reduce anxiety in people with heart disease can be used for resiliency training.

Keywords

anxiety heart disease resiliency

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