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Noori L, Moradi Shakib A, Ezazi Bojnourdi E, Adib F, ashoori J. Effectiveness of Group Therapy based on Acceptance and Commitment on Social and Health Adjustment of Nursing Students. Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2017; 25 (5)
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1689-en.html

1- MA MA of General Psychology, Department of Psychology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran.
2- MA of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Kharazmi, Tehran, Iran.
3- MA of Family Counseling, Department of Counseling, University of Kharazmi, Tehran, Iran.
4- Corresponding Author: Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Kazeroun Branch, Kazeroun, Iran. 09177138917, fa_adib8917@yahoo.com
5- Ph.D student of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.
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Introduction: University students are a lot of problems in the field of adjustment especially social and health adjustment. Therefore, present research aimed to investigate the effectiveness of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment on social and emotional adjustment of nursing students.

Methods: This research carried out as a semi-experimental, with a pre-test and post-test design. The statistical population was included all nursing students of Islamic Azad University of Pishva branch in 2015-16 academic years. Totally 40 nurse were selected by voluntary sampling method and randomly assigned to two equal groups. The experimental group educated 8 sessions of 90 minutes by group therapy based on acceptance and commitment. Groups completed the dimensions of social and health adjustment of Bell’s adjustment questionnaire. Data were analyzed with using of SPSS-19 and by multivariate analysis of covariance method.

Results: The findings showed there were a significant difference between experimental and control groups in the social and health adjustment. In the other words, group therapy based on acceptance and commitment significantly led to improve of social and health adjustment of nursing students (p≤0/05).

Conclusion: The results are due to the importance of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment on increase social and health adjustment of nursing students. Therefore, it is suggest that counselor and therapists to improve dimension of adjustment especially social and health adjustment used from group therapy based on acceptance and commitment.

     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2017/03/3 | Accepted: 2017/06/24 | Published: 2017/07/17

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