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Farokhi F, Narenji F, Salehi B, Mehrabi F, Rafiei M. Effect of skill life training in quality of life in menopausal women. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care. 2015; 23 (4) :54-64
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1390-en.html
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Background: Educational interventions are alternative strategies for promoting health and come across better in menopause symptom. Menopause is a physiological change for a woman which occurs in life of all women. The purpose of this study was evaluated of skill life training on the quality of life in menopausal women in Arak city.

Methods: This was an semi experimental study.40 women  inclusion criteria referring to retirement center and five clinics in Arak in 2015 were selected through normal sampling and were randomly divided into equal case (skill life training) and control groups (20 in each). Data was collected by means of a Menopause Quality of Life (MENQOL).The scores for quality  of life level achieved before the counseling and a month after that were compared using menopause specific quality of life questionnaire(MENQOL).No intervention was done in control group. The data was analyzed SPSS/16.

Results: Comparison of the quality of life (p=0.01), vasomotor symptoms (p=0.01) and sexual health (p=0.008) between two groups before and one months after skill life training revealed a significant difference between them. But psychosocial aspect (p=0.14), physical wellbeing (p=0.06) were not significant difference.

Conclusion: Thus according to the results of the study recommitted applied some session of skill life training in menopausal women for improve of quality of life and vasomotor symptoms and sexual health in health intervention and health care in clinics.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Midwifery
Received: 2015/10/15 | Accepted: 2016/03/5 | Published: 2016/03/17

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