The Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Children with Chronic Pain on the Quality of Life on 7 to 12 Year-Old Children

Ghomian, Soheila and Shairi, Mohammad Reza (2014) The Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Children with Chronic Pain on the Quality of Life on 7 to 12 Year-Old Children. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (3.2). pp. 47-55.

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Abstract

Backgrounds: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Children with Chronic Pain (CHACT) on quality of life of 7 to 12 year-old children. Thus, the basic problem of the current study is whether CHACT can increase the quality of life on 7 to 12 year-old children with chronic pain? Materials and Methods: According to the criteria of chronic pain, a number of children suffering from chronic pain were selected by available sampling method from specialty and subspecialty pediatric hospitals of Tehran. Then, among the children, 20 children who according to their parents were prepared to participate in this study and met the inclusion criteria, were selected and were placed in the experimental group (n=10), and the control group (n=10). The KID Screen was administered in both groups at the pre-test, post-test, first and second follow-up. Results: The results showed that the experimental group compared with the control group showed significant change in quality of life in multiple stages( P<0.05). These changes continued after the treatment, first and secondary follow-up. Conclusions: Regarding the used protocol in this study on the quality of life of the children, it can be said that this protocol can be applied in the clinical fields, especially in relation to improving children's quality of life.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 21:03
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 21:03
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6825

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