The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients

Cancer is a potentially fatal and chronic disease that is diagnosed with negative emotions such as anger. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness training on improving the experience of anger and self-compassion in cancer patients. This was a semi-experimental s...

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Main Authors: zahra sakeni, samaneh farahani, faeze Eshaghi Moghaddam, Amin RafieePour, Tayebeh Jafari, Parisa Lotfi
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Published: Allameh Tabataba'i University Press 2019-07-01
Series:Muṭāli̒āt-i Ravān/Shināsī-i Bālīnī
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Online Access:http://jcps.atu.ac.ir/article_11104_0fd909aa161f7dfc3eaafa8a38967a70.pdf
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spelling doaj-d0548ca2f4ec4594a71ecd741aedb95a2020-11-25T03:01:04ZfasAllameh Tabataba'i University PressMuṭāli̒āt-i Ravān/Shināsī-i Bālīnī2322-31892019-07-0193612310.22054/JCPS.2020.46588.2193The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patientszahra sakeni 0samaneh farahani 1faeze Eshaghi Moghaddam2Amin RafieePour3Tayebeh Jafari 4Parisa Lotfi5M.A. in Sociology, Kashan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Kashan, Iran. M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.M.A. in General Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran M.A. Student in Clinical Psychology Student, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Najafabad, Iran.M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Najafabad, Iran.Cancer is a potentially fatal and chronic disease that is diagnosed with negative emotions such as anger. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness training on improving the experience of anger and self-compassion in cancer patients. This was a semi-experimental study with a control group. The statistical population of this study was cancer patients referred to health centers in Tehran in 1977. Samples were selected by convenience sampling method and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The experimental group was trained in mindfulness. The Self-Compassion Scale (SCS) and Multidimensional Anger Inventory (MAI) were used for data collection. Results of the statistical analysis of anger scores (P< 0.01) and self-compassion (P< 0.001) in the experimental group showed that their condition was better than the control group. Mindfulness can be used to reduce mental health problems and thus to achieve better therapeutic outcomes. http://jcps.atu.ac.ir/article_11104_0fd909aa161f7dfc3eaafa8a38967a70.pdfcancer mindfulness anger self compassion patient
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samaneh farahani
faeze Eshaghi Moghaddam
Amin RafieePour
Tayebeh Jafari
Parisa Lotfi
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samaneh farahani
faeze Eshaghi Moghaddam
Amin RafieePour
Tayebeh Jafari
Parisa Lotfi
The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
Muṭāli̒āt-i Ravān/Shināsī-i Bālīnī
cancer mindfulness anger self compassion patient
author_facet zahra sakeni
samaneh farahani
faeze Eshaghi Moghaddam
Amin RafieePour
Tayebeh Jafari
Parisa Lotfi
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title The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
title_short The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
title_full The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
title_fullStr The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
title_full_unstemmed The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Improving the Experience of Anger and Self-Compassion in Cancer Patients
title_sort effectiveness of mindfulness training on improving the experience of anger and self-compassion in cancer patients
publisher Allameh Tabataba'i University Press
series Muṭāli̒āt-i Ravān/Shināsī-i Bālīnī
issn 2322-3189
publishDate 2019-07-01
description Cancer is a potentially fatal and chronic disease that is diagnosed with negative emotions such as anger. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness training on improving the experience of anger and self-compassion in cancer patients. This was a semi-experimental study with a control group. The statistical population of this study was cancer patients referred to health centers in Tehran in 1977. Samples were selected by convenience sampling method and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The experimental group was trained in mindfulness. The Self-Compassion Scale (SCS) and Multidimensional Anger Inventory (MAI) were used for data collection. Results of the statistical analysis of anger scores (P< 0.01) and self-compassion (P< 0.001) in the experimental group showed that their condition was better than the control group. Mindfulness can be used to reduce mental health problems and thus to achieve better therapeutic outcomes.
topic cancer mindfulness anger self compassion patient
url http://jcps.atu.ac.ir/article_11104_0fd909aa161f7dfc3eaafa8a38967a70.pdf
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