Volume 37, Issue 3 (11-2013)                   Research in Medicine 2013, 37(3): 158-163 | Back to browse issues page

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Masumian S, Shair M R, Shams J, Momenzadeh S. The effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy on self-efficacy of the female with chronic low back pain. Research in Medicine. 2013; 37 (3) :158-163
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-1211-en.html
Fellowship of Pain, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical sciences, Tehran, Iran , _momenzadeh@sbmu.ac
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Abstract Background: Regarding the prevalence of chronic pain in human society, the new strategy and methods for treatment of chronic pain are necessary. Therefore, the present study has investigated effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on self-efficacy among chronic low back pain patients. Materials and Methods: The target population of this clinical trial study was consisted of 23 women with chronic back pain whom patients were randomly selected and were divided into experimental and control groups. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was administered to the experimental group, and control group did not receive any treatment. Data were gathered through administration pain self-efficacy questionnaire. Mann-Whitney Test was used for data analysis. Results: Mann-Whitney Test revealed a significant difference in the post-test scores in both the experimental and control group. Conclusion: According to the results findings, mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy is effective in increasing self-efficacy in patients with chronic low back pain. Keywords: Back pain, Chronic pain, Stress, Self-efficacy, Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR).
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Anesthesia and special care
Received: 2014/01/13 | Accepted: 2014/01/13 | Published: 2014/01/13

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