Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY   Fall 2003 , Volume 9 , Number 2 (34); Page(s) 77 To 83.
 
Paper: 

APPLICATION OF PRECEDE IN REDUCING TEHRANIAN FIREMEN ANXIETY

 
 
Author(s):  LESAN SH.*, GHOFRANIPOUR F.A., BIRASHK B., FAGHIHZADEH S.
 
* TEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, POURSINA AVE., FACULTY OF MEDICINE, SOCIAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENT, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Objectives: This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of PRECEDE model in reducing anxiety of Tehran's firemen.
Method: This was a quasi-experimental study. 118 firemen from Tehran were selected as the subjects of the study through a multistage sampling. A theoretical framework of PRECEDE model was compiled comprising self efficacy theory and adult education. Data were analyzed by t-test Paired t-test and x2.
Findings: A significant difference was noted between the control and study groups on the level of trait anxiety and state anxiety after the training. Only in the study group a significant difference was found between trait anxiety and state anxiety before and after the intervention.
Results: This evaluation illustrated the effectiveness of PRECEDE model in reducing trait anxiety and state anxiety in firemen.

 
Keyword(s): ANXIETY, FIREMEN, APPLIED RELAXATION, PRECEDE MODEL
 
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