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Farnoosh Amirifard & Ghorbanali Yahyayie

Effectiveness of Group Logotherapy on Improving the Quality Of Life in menopausal women

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Abstract

The main objective of this article is studying the effectiveness of group logotherapy in improving the quality of life in menopausal women. The research method is quasi-experimental with pretest and posttest and control group. The statistical population of this study is all menopausal women (50 ones) who went to Social Security clinic in Bandar-e Anzali to receive medical care and counseling in 2015. Simple random sampling was used for selection of the sample members. 30 women were randomly selected. Then using lottery, 15 women were placed in the experimental group and 15 ones in the control group. The group logotherapy training program was given in 10 sessions of 90 minutes to the experimental group while the control group did not see any particular training and responded positive to the World Health Organization and Life Quality Questionnaires. Mancoa Test in SPSS 19 software was used in order to analyze the data. The results showed that there was a significant difference between experimental and control groups in terms of quality of life (P<0.0001and F=34.79). Overall results showed that the difference between experimental and control groups are in favor of the experimental group. According to the results, it can be said that that group logotherapy can be a useful and new strategy in improving the quality of menopausal women’s life.

Keywords : group logotherapy training, menopausal women, quality of life

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Farnoosh Amirifard & Ghorbanali Yahyayie, «Effectiveness of Group Logotherapy on Improving the Quality Of Life in menopausal women», Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège [En ligne], Volume 86 - Année 2017, Special issue, 175 - 181 URL : https://popups.uliege.be:443/0037-9565/index.php?id=6645.

About: Farnoosh Amirifard

MA student in clinical psychology, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran, Farimah.amirifard1@gmail.com

About: Ghorbanali Yahyayie

Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran, dr.yahaee@gmail.com