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Parto A, Hayati M. The Effectiveness of Metacognitive Training on Psychological Well-Being and Quality of Life in Pregnant Women: A Quasi-Experimental Study. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery Care 2019; 27 (2) :125-132
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1878-en.html
1- MA, School of Counseling, Payam-e Noor University, Qazvin, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Payam-e Noor University, Tehran, Iran , m.hayati@bzpnu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Teaching metacognition is one of the methods for improving the psychological well-being and quality of life of pregnant women. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of meta-cognitive education on the psychological well-being and quality of life of pregnant women.
Methods: This was a semi experimental study with pre-test and post-test design and control group. The statistical population of this study included all pregnant women who referred to Namazi Hospital in Shiraz in 2016. Sample size included 60 people from this community, who were randomly divided into two groups of 30 subjects. A psychological well-being questionnaire and a quality of life questionnaire were used for data collection; data was analyzed using one-variable covariance analysis, and SPSS 22.
Results: The mean (standard deviation) of the students in the experimental group was 33.4±2.8 and the control group was 34.7±2.9. The results of this study showed that the pre-test of well-being in the experimental group was 85.6 which increased to 99.2 in the post-test (P­<0.0001, F=44.20), but the pre-test of the control group was 84.8, which reached to 85.4 in the post-test (P<0.05). The pre-test of quality of life in the experimental group was 71.2 which increased to 89.7 in the post-test (P<0.0001, F=30.70), but the pre-test of the control group was 86.5, which was 87.1 in the post-test (P<0.05, F=30.70).
Conclusion: It can be concluded that metacognitive education was effective in increasing the psychological well-being and the quality of life of pregnant women.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Midwifery
Received: 2018/05/8 | Accepted: 2018/05/27 | Published: 2019/03/27

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