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The Effect of Emotional Intelligence Training via Psychodrama Method on Emotional Reactions of MS Patients

Dr.Rashvand, Farnoosh (2014) The Effect of Emotional Intelligence Training via Psychodrama Method on Emotional Reactions of MS Patients. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences.

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Abstract

MS is a chronic progressive disease of central nerve system that accompanies with debilitating symptoms and side effects. Training and appropriate intervention such as emotional intelligence training improves the quality of life in these patients. The purpose of the this study is to determine the effect of emotional intelligence training via psychodrama method on the emotional reactions (stress, anxiety and depression) and different dimensions of emotional intelligence on patients diagnosed with MS disease. The present research is a pre - post design with only one group. In this research the total number of 22 people was studied. Patients were selected by purposive sampling method from among the patients who referred to Kordestan MS association. The data gathering instrument was a 3-section questionnaire. The first section included demographic variables, the second section was DASS-21 and the third section included Bar-on emotional intelligence. The intervention contained of 20 training sessions each lasting 2 hours. The questionnaire was filled out by the patients before and after the intervention. To analyze the data, descriptive and inferential statistical methodologies were used. Statistical paired t-test indicated a significant difference in the 3 aspects of emotional reactions and dimensions of emotional intelligence before and after training in the studied cases. Application of emotional intelligence training via psychodrama method on the emotional reactions and different dimensions of emotional intelligence in MS patients was effective. KEYWORDS: Multiple Sclerosis, Emotional Intelligence Training, Psychodrama, Emotional Reactions

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 09:11
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2016 09:11
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5469

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