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:: Volume 9, Issue 3 (10-2007) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2007, 9(3): 74-79 Back to browse issues page
The effect of supportive group therapy on menopause mental health
Neda Parvin * 1, Afsaneh Kazemian , Azam Alavi , Faranak Safdari , Ali Hassanpoor Dehkordi , Shahryar Hosseinzade , Esmat Alidost
1- , np285@yahoo.com
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Background & Objective: Menopause effect on women quality of life and mental health. This study performed to determine the effect of supportive group therapy on menopause mental health condition in Sharekord.


Materials & Methods: This study is a quasi experimental research. 46 menopause women who had research condition divided in case and control group. We used GHQ28 and demographic questionnaire in 3 stages for data gathering. group therapy session perform for case group. Data was analysed with SPSS soft ware and analyctic and descriptive statistic index such as Paired T and correlation exam.


Results: After group therapy in all dimention performed, significant progress in case group (p<0.05). In addition there was significant difference between case and control group in mental health score after group therapy (p<0.05). There is no any correlation between demographic variable with mental health condition.


Conclusion: This study showed effectiveness of group therapy in mental health condition of menopause women. We recommend to use this method routinely for menopause women.

Keywords: Mental health, Group therapy, Menopause
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Parvin N, Kazemian A, Alavi A, Safdari F, Hassanpoor Dehkordi A, Hosseinzade S et al . The effect of supportive group therapy on menopause mental health. J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2007; 9 (3) :74-79
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