Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

Published by: Kowsar

The Effect of Positive Psychotherapy on Perceived Competence and Quality of Life Among Children With Thalassemia

Marziye Zeykani 1 , * and Zahra Nikmanesh 2
Authors Information
1 MA Student of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: January 2018, 7 (1); e60809
  • Published Online: January 6, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 23, 2017
  • Revised: September 25, 2017
  • Accepted: October 15, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.60809

To Cite: Zeykani M, Nikmanesh Z. The Effect of Positive Psychotherapy on Perceived Competence and Quality of Life Among Children With Thalassemia, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2018 ; 7(1):e60809. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.60809.

Abstract
Copyright © 2017, Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
6. Conclusion
Acknowledgements
References
  • 1. Babai Menghari M, Muini Kia M, Khalegh Khah A, Zahed Belbalan A. Comparison of learning strategies, hard work and worries of thalassemia patients and normal people [In Persian]. J Health Breez. 2014;3(3):22-8.
  • 2. Zangeneh Pour Zadeh A, Javadnoori M, Abedi P, Malehi AS. Investigating the Relationship Between Family Caregiving and Chronic Diseases Among Sandwich Generation Females. Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2016;5(4). e36549.
  • 3. Rachmilewitz EA, Giardina PJ. How I treat thalassemia. Blood. 2011;118(13):3479-88. doi: 10.1182/blood-2010-08-300335. [PubMed: 21813448].
  • 4. Siam S, Asemi A. Knowledge of students of Guilan University about thalassemia [In Persian]. Quarter J Urmia Nurs Midwife Facult. 2010;8(3):150-5.
  • 5. Akbarbegloo M, Habib pour Z. The relationship between mental health and the coping strategies in the parents of children with thalassemia and hemophilia [In Persian]. J Urmia Nurs Midwife. 2010;8(4):6-191.
  • 6. Nikmanesh Z, Azaraein S. The Role of Religious Coping in Perception of Suffering among Patients Undergoing Dialysis. Jundishapur J Chronic Diseas Care. 2017;6(2). e40063.
  • 7. Parvaniyan Nasab A, Rosta S, Vejdani M, Dehghani A, Keshtkaran Z, Shamsi Zade M, et al. The effect of participatory care model on depression in adolescents with β-thalassemia major [In Persian]. Psychiat Nurs. 2013;1(4):25-35.
  • 8. Monfared A, Pak Seresht S, Ghanbari A, Atrkar Roshan Z. The quality of life associated with health and the factors affecting it in women with breast cancer [In Persian]. Comprehens Nurs Midwife. 2013;23(70):52-62.
  • 9. Zare K, Baraz Pardenjani S, Pedram M, Pakbaz Z. Evaluation of quality of life in thalassemic patients in Thalassemia Center and their careers [In Persian]. Jundishapur J Chronic Diseas Care. 2012;1(1):45-53.
  • 10. Ishibashi Y, Yamada T, Kobayashi N, Hashimoto M, Forsyth K. The relationship between homebound status and occupational competence, and its effects on health-related quality of life. Hong Kong J Occupational Therap. 2013;23(1):4-13.
  • 11. Hosseni Ghomi T. Positive psychology [In Persian]. Consult. 2011;23(3):62-4.
  • 12. Dawood R. Positive Psychology and Child Mental Health; a Premature Application in School-Based Psychological Intervention?. Procedia-Soc Behav Sci. 2014;113:44-53.
  • 13. Huffman K, Bonnie I. Positive Psychology (Theories, Research, and Applications). Translated: Tibik M, Zandi, M. third edition ed. Dar al-Hadith publishing organization; 2016.
  • 14. Samani S, Jokar B, Sahra Gard N. Impact of group therapeutic hope on patient quality of life malic sclerosis [In Persian]. Psychiat Nurs. 2013;1(4):54-65.
  • 15. Lyubomirsky S, Layous K. How do simple positive activities increase well-being?. Curr Direct Psychologic Sci. 2013;22(1):57-62.
  • 16. Nikmanesh Z, Zandevakil M. The effect of positive thinking on quality of life, depression, anxiety and stress of juvenile offenders [In Persian]. Positiv Psychol Res. 2015;2(2):53-64.
  • 17. Layous K, Lee H, Choi I, Lyubomirsky S. Culture matters when designing a successful happiness-increasing activity: A comparison of the United States and South Korea. J Cross-Cultur Psychol. 2013;44(8):1294-303.
  • 18. Bolier L, Haverman M, Westerhof GJ, Riper H, Smit F, Bohlmeijer E. Positive psychology interventions: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:119. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-119. [PubMed: 23390882].
  • 19. Albuye G, Tabatabai M, Rahimian Booger E, Tabatabai K. Effect of positive group psychosocial intervention on self-esteem, self-concept and academic achievement of high school female students undergoing rehabilitation [In Persian]. J Educat Psychol. 2015;12(22):1-22.
  • 20. Ghiyasi E. The effect of positive thinking education on the psychological well-being of undergraduate students at Birjand University. The First International Conference on Psychology and Educational Sciences [In Persian]. 2015.
  • 21. Lyubomirsky S, King L, Diener E. The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?. Psychol Bull. 2005;131(6):803-55. doi: 10.1037/0033-2909.131.6.803. [PubMed: 16351326].
  • 22. Shahnavazi E, Delshad A, Basiri Moghadam M, Tavakolizade J. Effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing on anxiety in children with thalassemia [In Persian]. Iran J Psychiat Nurs. 2015;4(1):11-7.
  • 23. Seligman ME, Steen TA, Park N, Peterson C. Positive psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions. Am Psychol. 2005;60(5):410-21. doi: 10.1037/0003-066X.60.5.410. [PubMed: 16045394].
  • 24. Shahim S. Self-perception of competence by Iranian children. Psychol Rep. 2004;94(3 Pt 1):872-6. doi: 10.2466/pr0.94.3.872-876. [PubMed: 15217042].
  • 25. Bahadormotlagh E, Attari Y, Bahadormotlagh G. The effectiveness of teaching cognitive strategy skills on perceived competence dimensions in students [In Persian]. Develop Psychol Iran Psychol. 2012;9(33):39-46.
  • 26. Yaghobi A, Mohagheghi H, Jafari M, Yarimoghadam N. The effect of self-regulatory learning strategies on competence understanding and academic achievement of first-level high school students in English language [In Persian]. New Educat Thought. 2012;9(1):155-83.
  • 27. Harter S. The perceived competence scale for children. Child Develop. 1982:87-97.
  • 28. Ravens-Sieberer U, Gosch A, Rajmil L, Erhart M, Bruil J, Power M, et al. The KIDSCREEN-52 quality of life measure for children and adolescents: psychometric results from a cross-cultural survey in 13 European countries. Value Health. 2008;11(4):645-58. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2007.00291.x. [PubMed: 18179669].
  • 29. Mohammadian H, Akbari H, Gilasi HR, Gharlipour Z, Moazemi Goudarzi A, Aghajani M. Validation of pediatric quality of life questionnaire (PedsQL) in Kashan city [In Persian]. Scien J Ilam Univ Med Sci. 2014;23(3):10-8.
  • 30. Alavi A, Parvin N, Kheiri S, Hamidizade S, Tahmasebi S. Comparison of the views of children with thalassemia major and their parents about the quality of life of these children in the city of Kurdistan [In Persian]. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2008;8(4):41-35.
  • 31. Vahidi M. Effectiveness of positive training on hope, optimism, strengths and interpersonal relationships in school [dissertation] [In Persian]. Semnan: Semnan University; 2016.
  • 32. Ghoreshi S, Docanei Fard F. The effect of positive psychotherapy on hardiness and happiness of students Marand County high school girls [In Persian]. Quart J Counsel Psychot. 2014;4(15):60-75.
  • 33. Hernandez S, Moreno L, Escoriaza J. Personal competencies of Spanish students pursuing different academic careers: Contributions and reflections from positive psychology. J Behav Health Soc Issues. 2013;5(2):63-78.
  • 34. Sayadi Sarini M, Hojatkhah M, Rashidi A. The effectiveness of positive thinking skills on enhancement of psychological well-being and decreased of loneliness in elderly women. Elder Healt J. 2016;2(1):68-74.
  • 35. Porzor P, Alizade Garadel J, Yaghooty Zargar H, Basharpor S. Effectiveness of quality of life-based positive-quality psychotherapy on improving the quality of life of opiate addicts [In Persian]. J Addict Res. 2015;35:137-48.
  • 36. Schueller SM. Positive psychology. In: Ramachandran VS, editor. Encyclopedia of human behavior. San Diego CA: Elsevier Academic Press; 2012. p. 140-7.
  • 37. Sergeant S, Mongrain M. An online optimism intervention reduces depression in pessimistic individuals. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2014;82(2):263-74. doi: 10.1037/a0035536. [PubMed: 24417602].
  • 38. Dockray S, Steptoe A. Positive affect and psychobiological processes. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010;35(1):69-75. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2010.01.006. [PubMed: 20097225].
  • 39. Hariri M, Khodami N. A study of the efficacy of teaching happiness based on the Fordyce method to elderly people on their life expectance [In Persian]. Procedia - Social Behav Sci. 2011;30:1412-5.
  • 40. Sin NL, Lyubomirsky S. Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: a practice-friendly meta-analysis. J Clin Psychol. 2009;65(5):467-87. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20593. [PubMed: 19301241].
  • 41. Fredrickcon BL. Positivity. New York: Crown Publishers; 2009.
  • 42. Pezent G. Exploring the role of positive psychology constructs as protective factors against the impact of negative environmental variables on the subjective well-being of older adults [dissertation]. Collage Station: Texas A&M University; 2011.
  • 43. Khodadadi Sangdeh J, Tavalaeyan A, Bolghan A. The effectiveness of positive group psychotherapy in increasing the happiness among mothers of children with special needs [In Persian]. Famil Psychol. 2014;1(1):53-62.

Featured Image:

Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments