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Journal:   ARAK MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL (AMUJ)   SUMMER 2009 , Volume 12 , Number 2 (47); Page(s) 125 To 133.
 
Paper: 

EFFECTIVENESS OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY ON PATIENTS`S QUALITY OF LIFE WITH ALOPECIA AREATA IN SKIN DISEASE AND LEISHMANIASIS RESEARCH CENTRE OF ISFAHAN

 
 
Author(s):  NESHATDOUST HAMID TAHER, NILFOROUSHZADEH MOHAMMAD ALI, DEHGHANI F.*, MOULAVI HOSSEIN
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCE FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF ISFAHAN, ISFAHAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: Researches showed that there is a relationship among alopecia areata, psychological factors and prevalence of psychological disorders. In addition alopecia areata has a great effect on the quality of life of these patients. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral stress management therapy on female patients`s the quality of life with alopecia areata.
Methods and Materials: This is a case-control study with pre and post-test exam which is carried out in Isfahan Skin Disease and Leishmaniasis Research Centre. The participants consisted of 20 alopecia areata patients diagnosed by specialists. The questionnaire was Skindex-16 which was completed by patients before and after the intervention. Cognitive-behavioral stress management therapy was done on the case group in eight sessions over a period of two months. Data was analyzed with covariance (ANOVA).
Results: The mean of quality of life scores in experimental group in v.s control group significantly decreased (P<0.05).
Conclusion: It seems, cognitive-behavioral stress management therapy couses in quality of life improvement in patients with alopecia areata.

 
Keyword(s): ALOPECIA AREATA, COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY, QUALITY OF LIFE
 
 
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NESHATDOUST, H., & NILFOROUSHZADEH, M., & DEHGHANI, F. (2009). EFFECTIVENESS OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY ON PATIENTS`S QUALITY OF LIFE WITH ALOPECIA AREATA IN SKIN DISEASE AND LEISHMANIASIS RESEARCH CENTRE OF ISFAHAN. ARAK MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL (AMUJ), 12(2 (47)), 125-133. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=165933



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NESHATDOUST HAMID TAHER, NILFOROUSHZADEH MOHAMMAD ALI, DEHGHANI F.. EFFECTIVENESS OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY ON PATIENTS`S QUALITY OF LIFE WITH ALOPECIA AREATA IN SKIN DISEASE AND LEISHMANIASIS RESEARCH CENTRE OF ISFAHAN. ARAK MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL (AMUJ). 2009 [cited 2021September25];12(2 (47)):125-133. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=165933



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NESHATDOUST, H., NILFOROUSHZADEH, M., DEHGHANI, F., 2009. EFFECTIVENESS OF COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY ON PATIENTS`S QUALITY OF LIFE WITH ALOPECIA AREATA IN SKIN DISEASE AND LEISHMANIASIS RESEARCH CENTRE OF ISFAHAN. ARAK MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL (AMUJ), [online] 12(2 (47)), pp.125-133. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=165933.



 
 
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