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Introduction:The present study aimed at investigating the effect of acceptance and commitment group therapy on depression and quality of life in female patients with dialysis.
Method: In this study, as a quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest, control group and follow up period, sample subjects were selected by accessible sampling method from among those women who referred to Bushehr Kidney Patients Association. Therefore, from among them, 30 female subjects were selected randomly and assigned into two control&experimental groups (each with 15 subjects). The experimental group received the commitment and acceptance group therapy in eight sessions each of which in one hour and the controlgroup received no treatment. The measurement tools were Beck Depression Inventory and Short Version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire that were filled by the participants in the pretest, posttest and follow-up stages. Mixed analysis of variance was used for statistical analysis of data.
Results: Findings showed that there is a significant difference between depression and quality of life among the subjects of the experimental group in pretest, posttest and follow-up stages.
Conclusion: Results emphasize the importance of the use of these interventions in depression and quality of life in dialysis patients and presenting new horizons in clinical interventions and it can be used as an effective intervention method.
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