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Parvinian A M, Kermanshahi S, Sajedi F. Protective effect of health promotion program on life quality of mothers of children with cerebral palsy. jrehab. 2012; 13 (3) :8-17
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-974-en.html
1- tarbiat modares university
2- Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. , kerman_s@modares.ac.ir
3- rehabilitation university
Abstract:   (13087 Views)

Objective: Having a child with cerebral palsy affected all aspects of quality of life the mothers. This is a Quasi-experimental study which was carried out in order to determine the effects of applying supportive program health-centered on the quality of life of cerebral palsy children’s mothers.

Materials & Methods: This study is a quasi-experimental research with two groups case (n=30) and control (n=30) who were selected by random sampling method. Supportive Programs health-centered for case group performed in three stages (assessment, protection and evaluation). Data collection tools include: demographic questionnaire and quality of life questionnaire. Data collected before and two months after intervention. Statistical analysis was done by spss16 software.

Results: Data analysis with Chi-square showed that demographic data were similar in both groups (P>0.05). Comparison of quality of life after intervention by independent samples t-test was significant in two groups (P<0.05) But in dimensions of social function this difference is not significant (P>0.05). Paired t-test showed that there is a significant difference between mean scores of eight dimensions of QOL and whole QOL before and after study in experimental group (P<0.05) But this difference is not significant in control group (P>0.05).meams difference of whole QOL was significant in Both groups (P<0.05).

Conclusion: According to these findings, applying supportive program health-centered on the quality of life of cerebral palsy children’s mothers is effective. So it is suggested that supportive program health-centered to be applied as an effective method to promotion quality of life of chronic disease children’s mothers. Key words: supportive program health-centered, quality of life, cerebral palsy

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Nursing
Received: 11/12/2011 | Accepted: 19/06/2012 | Published: 15/10/2015

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