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1- gorgan Azad University
2- semnan uneversity
3- birjand Azad University
4- farhangian universuty
5- torbat Azad University
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Background: Reduced self-care skills in cardiac patients and their frequent hospitalizations is a main challenge. This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of healthy lifestyle promotion intervention via cognitive-behavioral procedure on improves self–care in patient with heart failure was studied.
Methods: a randomized control trial with pretest, posttest, and follow-up assessments along with control group was conducted. Among patients attended to shafa Hospital in kerman, thirty patients with heart failure selected by convenience sampling. Then, they randomly assigned to the experimental group (n = 11; under administration of healthy lifestyle promotion intervention via cognitive-behavioral procedure duration eight group sessions once a week) and control group (n = 15). Self-care was measured for all participants in three phases of pre-test, post-test and follow-up by European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale (EHFScBS).
Results: According to the results of analysis of variance with repeated measures, this intervention has short-time effects on of self-care (P<0.0001). With therapy termination, patients were rejected to baseline.
Conclusion: In regard with the effectiveness of healthy lifestyle promotion intervention via cognitive-behavioral procedure in improvement of self-care, high costs of hospital and prolonged treatment for these patients, this intervention be applicable in permanently manner.
 
 
 
 
     
Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2019/01/3 | Accepted: 2019/12/23

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