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Sadri Damirchi E, Ramazani S. Effect of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Training on Cognitive Flexibility and Happiness among Men with Physical Disabilities. MEJDS. 2017; 7 :84-84
URL: http://jdisabilstud.ir/article-1-654-en.html
1- Assistant Professor Mohaghegh Ardabili University
2- MA Mohaghegh Ardabili University
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Abstract
Background and objective: The aim of this study was to investigate effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction training on cognitive flexibility and happiness among men with physical disabilities.
Methods: This is a pretest-posttest control group quasi-experimental study. The population included all men with physical disabilities under the auspices of the Social Welfare Organization in Kamyaran-Iran in 2015-2016. Convenience sampling was used to recruit 30 participants. The research instruments were Cognitive Flexibility Inventory (CFI) developed by Denis and Vandral (2010) and Oxford Happiness Questionnaire developed by Argyle and Hills (1989). The participants were assigned to control and experimental groups in equal numbers. The experimental group received Kabat-Zinn mindfulness-based stress reduction training in eight sessions. Covariance analysis (ANCOVA) was used to analyze the data.
Result: Analysis of variance showed significant differences between the experimental and control groups for the treatment’s effectiveness in improving.
Conclusion: Mindfulness -based stress reduction training is useful for improving cognitive flexibility and happiness among men with physical disabilities.
 

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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2016/04/16 | Accepted: 2016/06/12

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